LAKKI MARWAT: Three people were killed and as many injured when a car and a dumper truck collided here on Monday.

Witnesses and rescue officials said the accident occurred near Malang Adda on the Indus Highway. A rescue official identified the deceased as Merajud Din, 17, Khayal Din, 12, and Suleman, 26, residents of Khan Duran village.

He said the bodies and injured, including Zubair Khan, 11, Waqar, 13, and Mohammad Younas, 23, were shifted to the District Headquarters Hospital, Tajazai.

Later, the injured were referred to Khalifa Gul Nawaz Hospital in Bannu.

Meanwhile, a married woman and a young man were killed for honour in Janikhel area of Bannu, the police said on Monday.

They said the killer escaped the area after killing his sister-in-law and her alleged paramour inside a house.

The bodies were shifted to the DHQ Hospital in Bannu city for autopsy. The police registered a case against the killer.

Meanwhile, the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf on Monday awarded tickets for tehsil mayors seats in Bannu district.

A party leader told journalists that Iqbal Khan Jadoon had been awarded ticket for the Bannu tehsil mayor’s slot, and Junaid Rashid Khan for Kakki tehsil.

He said the party would field Mamoon Rashid Khan for Bakkakhel tehsil mayor elections, Malik Israr Khan for Domel tehsil and Shahid Khan for Miryan tehsil.

Published in Dawn, November 23rd, 2021

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