LAHORE: Two youths lost their lives while racing on road in South Cantt area on Sunday.
Assad Suleman, son of Suleman of Johar Town, and his friend Adnan, a resident of G Block Model Town were racing when Adnan came out of vehicle to videotape his friend. Assad lost control due to over speeding and ran straight into a pole hitting Adnan. Both the friends were rushed to a local hospital where they were pronounced dead by the doctors. Police handed over the bodies to the family members after completion of legal formalities.
Heroin smuggler caught: Custom officials claimed on Sunday to have arrested a man at Allama Iqbal International Airport and recovered heroin from his possession.
The accused Javed Aslam was trying to smuggle heroin to Dubai while concealing it in his shoes. A case was registered against the accused person.
Fire: Household items worth thousands of rupees were gutted into ashes when fire erupted in a house in B Block Model Town on Sunday. Firefighters rushed to the scene and extinguished fire after hectic efforts. No casualty was reported in the said incident. Meanwhile, fire broke out in a steel mill on Al Noor Road Badami Bagh. Rescue workers rushed the spot and extinguished the fire.
Police recovered two dead bodies from the Data Darbar area on Sunday. Police said both the persons were addicts who apparently died of either excessive use of drugs or natural causes. Bodies were shifted to morgue for autopsy.