CHARSADDA: Two persons were killed when a pickup van met an accident due to over-speeding here on Wednesday.

The van was on way to Peshawar from Shabqadar. It turned upside down while negotiating a sharp turn. As a result, driver Kher Jan of Rashidabad Peshawar, and a passenger, Riazullah got critical injuries. The injured were shifted to a hospital in Peshawar where they succumbed to their injuries.

The Shabqadar police registered FIR and started further investigations.

Separately, a youth shot dead his father and injured his brother over a family dispute in Ajun Kallay area in the jurisdiction of Umarzai police station.

The officials said Rashid opened indiscriminate fire on his father, Ruidad Khan, and brother, Babar over a domestic dispute. They said Ruidad died on the spot while Babar was taken to the District Headquarters Hospital, Charsadda.

The Umarzai police registered case and started investigations.

Published in Dawn, March 4th, 2021

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