RAWALPINDI - The city police badly failed in imposing government ban on kite flying, using metal and chemical twines and use of weapons as people were free to ignore the ban in all the areas of Rawalpindi and its suburbs. As a result, a youth died after falling from the rooftop while flying kite; another went into coma; a boy also sustained bullet injury in the head; a man and women’s neck were slashed by stray twine at IJP Road and more then 40 were also brought in government-run hospitals with severe multiple injuries on Friday.According to details, the citizens kept flying kites on the rooftops and in the open area the whole day with use of lethal weapons resorting aerial firing. But police played the role of silent spectator and made no action against any violator. The business of kite sale is on the peak in Purana Qilla with no check and balance on the part of Police Station Banni officials as well as SP Rawal Town Chaudhry Muhammad Hanif.The areas where sky was full with colourful kites included Saddar, Tench Bhatta, Bakra Mandi, Dhoke Seydan, Adyala Road, Morgah, Gulistan Colony, Muhala Hukam Dad, 22 Number, all the area and town along with Benazir Bhutto Road, Dhoke Mangtal, Dhoke Ratta, Raja Bazaar, Dhoke Kashmirian, Pirwadhai, Fauji Colony, Sadiqabad, Shakeriyal, Khana Band Road, Muslim Town, Kuri Road and many other areas.The mess of stray kite looters, majority of them were children, created a traffic gridlock on all major roads while some of them were also met with accidents. According to information, collected from different sources, some 11 children were brought to District Headquarter (DHQ) Hospital who got injured while kite flying for cure. An 11-year-old Abdul Basit died after felling from rooftop of house at Mohalla Qutab-ud-Din. Similarly, 16-year-old Arslan went into coma after he received electric shocks during kite flying when the metal twine touched with high potency electric wire at Banni. He was rushed to hospital for medical treatment where his condition is stated to be out of danger. In Tench Bhatta, 12-years-old Maria sustained bullet injuries and was also transported to DHQ for medical cure. Doctors of DHQ were also busy in providing cure to 15-year-old Faizan who was hit by a stray bullet into his head at Jhanda Cheechi.Reportedly, Abdul Basit, a child, was also injured in Bakra Mandi during kite flying and shifted to DHQ.In yet another incident, the throats of two motorbike riders namely Waheed and Kishwar slashed with stray twine at IJP Road. Both were shifted to hospital for medical treatment. Police spokesperson claimed over 30 persons were arrestd while twine and kites were recovered during raids in various places by the city police.