LAHORE: Two young men died while another injured seriously after their car overturned after hitting a footpath in the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) here on Saturday.

As per police, in the Phase 6 in Defence B police limits three friends -- Ali Ahmad, 25, Faisal, 24, and Amir were in a car that, due to rash driving, got out of control and overturned after ramming into a footpath. As a result, Ali and Faisal died instantly.

A police official said their third friend, Amir, also suffered head and chest injuries, besides fractures, and was shifted to hospital where his condition was stated to be serious.

He said the bodies were handed over to the parents of the deceased youths after legal formalities.

BODY FOUND: Manga Mandi police on Saturday recovered body of a young man from the River Ravi who was reportedly kidnapped some days back.

Identified as Amanat Ali, 17, the youth had gone missing and his parents suspected he was kidnapped.

A police official said some labourers spotted the body floating in the river and alerted the police.

The police retrieved the body and shifted it to the city morgue for an autopsy, he said, adding that the no torture mark was found on the body.

Published in Dawn, November 28th, 2021

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