HAFIZABAD   -    Four members of a family were killed when a trailer rammed into the here on Thursday.

According to Rescue 1122 of­ficials, the driver was changing the van’s tyre when the trailer crashed into it from behind. 

Those who were killed be­longed to Sharaqpur Sharif near Sheikhupura, they informed. The accident took place after driver of the trailer dozed off, they dis­closed. Police said the bodies had been shifted to hospital.

THREE BROTHERS KILLED OVER MINOR ISSUE

Three brothers were allegedly shot dead over a petty issue at Mandi Usmanwala area here on Thursday. According to police, ac­cused Javed, with his accomplices, opened firing on Jamil, Saleem and Mehmood over the construc­tion of a ramp in the street in Garaywala area. As a result, the three brothers died on the spot while the accused fled.

DSP City Yaqoob Awan and of­ficials immediately reached the spot after receiving the informa­tion. The Crime Scene Unit and Forensic teams had been formed to collect evidences. The culprits would be arrested as soon as pos­sible, said the police.

MAN KILLED, BROTHER INJURED BY FIRING

A man was killed while his brother sustained serious injuries after they were shot at by uniden­tified persons near Damar Walla intersection located at Sher Sul­tan, Multan. 

According to the rescuer, the victims were moving for court hearing in tehsil Jatoi. They were shot by opponents on way to the court. Rescue staff shifted the body along with injured person to RHC in presence of police. 

Sher Sultan Police claimed to have arrested the accused in­volved in attack. The victim was identified as Safdar Abbas, 35, while the injured’s name is Javed, 28-year-old. Both of them were resident of Alooday Wali, district Muzaffargarh.

Meanwhile, two persons were killed while one suffered injuries in separate incidents in Faisala­bad on Thursday. Rescue-1122 said that a speeding motorcycle collided with a truck near Sadhar Ada, Jhang Road. Consequently, a woman who was later identi­fied as Musarat Bibi, wife of Sabir killed on the spot while Zulifqar of Jhang sustained injuries.

The body was handed over to Thikriwala police station. Mean­while, an addict was found dead near Zara Peer Darbar, D-Type Samundari Road. The body was moved to D-type police.

MOTORCYCLIST CRUSHED TO DEATH

A speeding bus crushed a mo­torcyclist to death while injuring his fellow at Chichawatni Road, Burewala on Wednesday.

According to police, a bus ran over the persons after they fell down during overtaking the mo­torbike. The victim was identified as Zubair Jatt, resident of street 15, Hayatabad while the injured’s name Ali Butt hailing from Chak 41/12-L of Chichawatni.

Both of the injured and de­ceased persons were shifted to Sahiwal hospital where the man with serious injuries is under treatment. Police have registered the case and further investigation was underway