Alert Sign Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on Dawn.com.

Alert Sign Dear reader, please upgrade to the latest version of IE to have a better reading experience

.

Biker injured by kite string

Published Mar 20, 2017 07:04am

LAHORE: A young motorcyclist sustained a deep cut at his throat reportedly owing to a stray kite string in Harbancepura on Sunday.

Police said Mansoor, 28, was on his way when the string left a deep cut on his throat. He was taken to Services Hospital in critical condition.

In an identical incident on Saturday, Abdul Rauf of Shahdara had sustained injuries on Outfall Road. He was admitted to Ganga Ram Hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile, the capital city police claimed to have arrested 65 people for flying kites and seized kites and string from their possession on Sunday.

Police also registered 93 cases against those arrested under the Prohibition of Kite Flying (Amendment) Act 2009.

Published in Dawn, March 20th, 2017