Two elderly siblings aged 70 and 75 died of food poisoning inside a house in Lahore, police said today.

According to police, the initial post-mortem report suggested that the siblings found dead in their house in Ghalib Market succumbed to food poisoning. The police said that the bodily organs of the deceased siblings have been sent for forensic examination to conduct further investigation.

Earlier, 70-year-old Hamid and his 75-year-old sister, Saima, were found dead in their house in Ghalib Market Canal Park, Gulberg Market. The elderly man was found dead in a courtyard while his sister’s dead body was recovered from a room.

Meanwhile, the police also registered a case against unknown individuals based on the statement of the deceased siblings’ brother, Babar. The police said that further investigations were underway.