— Dawn
— Dawn

SWABI: Four members of a wedding party were killed and five others injured when a speedy car fell into a ravine after hitting another vehicle here on Saturday.

The marriage party was on way from Swabi to Nowshera district.

Eyewitnesses said that drivers of the vehicles in the wedding procession indulged in speeding and overtaking each other during which the accident occurred near Tordher basic health unit on Swabi-Jehangira road.

Injured Mohammad Shahzad said the joy of the marriage turned into grief due to blunder of a driver. The deceased were identified as Sardar Ali, 35, Javed Khan, 22, Dilbar Khan, 20, and Ahmad Khan, 10. Mohammad Shahzad, Nabeel Khan, Arslan Khan, Zubair Khan and an unidentified person were seriously injured who were taken to the Bacha Khan Teaching Hospital.

Meanwhile, Aamir Shahzad of Topi city was shot dead by his rivals near their house. The cause of the murder was stated to be an old enmity.

In addition, three people, identified as Shehryar Khan, 20, Asfandyar Khan, 21, and Fateh Mohammad, 45, were seriously injured when they fell from a motorcycle at Besak Mor on Topi-Gadoon road. They were taken to the tehsil headquarters hospital.

Published in Dawn, November 28th, 2021

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