Two killed in Attock

Published January 30, 2023

TAXILA: Two persons died while a couple was injured in three different incidents in various parts of Attock on Sunday.

In the first incident, a man was tortured to death for allegedly desecrating the Holy Quran in village Surug in the jurisdiction of Pindigheb police station.

Police said that the suspect allegedly desecrated the Holy Quran, a few weeks ago. Separately, the body of a man was found from river Indus near Damaan in the jurisdiction of Hazro police station.

Locals spotted the body of a man floating in the river and informed Rescue 1122 who recovered the body and shifted it to Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) hospital Hazro where the deceased was identified as 37-year-old Sattar Ahmed.

Moreover, a couple sustained serious injuries when their car overturned on Islamabad-Peshawar motorway near Hassanabdal.

Published in Dawn, January 30th, 2023

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