TAXILA: Five people were killed in different incidents in Attock during Eid days.

In first incident, two cousins who came to their relatives’ house to celebrate Eid drowned in a mini dam in Dhoke Seelu in Fatehjang police station area. The dead were identified as nine-year-old Naqeebullah and 10-year-old Aamir Khan.

Local divers retrieved the bodies and handed them over to their families for burial.

Similarly, 14-year-old Mohammad Zain drowned in Akhori dam. Later, his body was recovered by local volunteers.

Meanwhile, a man was shot dead while his relative was injured when two groups clashed in Malhu village in limits of Hazro police station.

In the same police station limits a motorcyclist was killed when he lost control due to speeding on G.T. Road near Hattain.

Respective police have registered separate cases and started further investigation.

Published in Dawn, May 27th, 2020