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TAXILA: Two people were killed and five others were injured in two road incidents in Wah Saddar police area on Saturday.

A woman, later identified as Nusrat Perveen, died in a pileup near Nawababad on G.T. Road.

A speeding truck hit a car from the rare which collided with another one and both the cars slammed into a rickshaw in which the woman was travelling who fell on the road and a car ran over her.

Four other passengers travelling in two other cars were injured. The truck driver managed to flee.

In another accident, a truck hit a motorcycle on G.T. Road near Swedish College killing a man on the spot and injuring his pillion rider.

Police and Rescue-1122 sources said that Saleem along with his brother Azeem was diverting to other side of the G.T. Road using greenbelt when a truck coming from Hassanabdal side rammed into their motorcycle.

Wah Saddar Police have registered two separate cases and started further investigation.

A man has allegedly poisoned to death a woman in Kassran village in limits of Pindi Gheb police station.

Noor Mohammad in his report lodged with Pindi Gheb Police said the accused had allegedly developed relations with his married daughter and was blackmailing her.

As she refused to give in to his demand, he poisoned her to death.

The Pindi Gheb police have registered a case against the accused under section 302 and 109 CrPc and started further investigation.

Published in Dawn, August 13th, 2017