LAKKI MARWAT: A man and his son were killed and four policemen were wounded when a rickshaw and a police van collided near Naurang town here on Friday.

The accident occurred on Bannu-Naurang Road in the limits of the Kakki police station of Bannu district.

The police said rickshaw driver, Farmanullah and his 12-year-old son, Habibulah, died on the spot, adding four policemen, including DSP Sardar Khan and constables Luqman, Amir Kamal and Nasir Khan were wounded. They were shifted to the district headquarters hospital. The police registered a case on the complaint of the injured police van driver.

Meanwhile, the Lakki Marwat’s Saifullah brothers have claimed the provincial government has approved a 17km road to link the rural localities with the urban areas of the district.

In a statement on Friday, senior parliamentarian Humayun Saifullah Khan and former federal ministers Anwar Saifullah Khan and Salim Saifullah Khan said the provincial development working party had formally approved the road from Serai Gambila to Nazri Adda at a cost of Rs280 million.

Published in Dawn, November 21st, 2020