Tuesday, November 29

Two brothers killed, three injured in accident near Nawabshah

NAWABSHAH: Two brothers were killed and three others of the same family were seriously injured when a speeding trailer hit the rickshaw they were travelling in on Qazi Ahmad National Highway near Nawabshah on Sunday.

According to police, the two brothers were on their way in a rickshaw to fetch meat for their cousin’s marriage ceremony when they met the accident. As a result, they were killed while three other persons also suffered injuries near Nawabshah.

The deceased were identified as Muhammad Isa Jatoi and Muhammad Musa Jatoi. They were both brothers and belonged to suburban village Achar Jatoi. The marriage celebrations turned into mourning following the death of the two brothers.

The bodies and injured were shifted to a local hospital for medico-legal formalities and later handed over to the heirs. Police have impounded the trailer and arrested the driver. Further investigation into the incident was underway, said the police.