KASUR – Three persons were killed in separate road accident here in and around Kasur while two labourers were electrocuted to death in a factory near Purnawan, Phoolnagar.
According to police, Muhammad Akram was travelling towards Allaabad by motorbike when a speeding truck hit the two-wheeler near brick kiln and managed to escape. He suffered serious injuries and died on the spot.
Separately, a speeding truck hit a rickshaw coming from opposite direction near Sahajwal, Saddar Pattoki. As a result, rickshaw driver Qurban died instantly. Concerned police started investigation.
Meanwhile, two labourers were electrocuted to death, while three suffered injuries while working in a factory near Purnawan, Phoolnagar.
Police said on Thursday that five labourers received electric shock due to short circuit in the factory. Consequently, Allah Ditta (29), Shehbaz (18) died on the spot, while three others– Zia, Sajjad and Mudassir sustained critical injuries.
On getting information, Rescue-1122 reached the spot and shifted the bodies and injured to THQ hospital, Chunian. Police started investigation.