KOHAT: A boy died by suicide in the Ghamkol Afghan refugee camp No 2 here on Saturday as his parents said he always played PUBG game on his mobile phone.

Police, who reached the scene after receiving information, said that the boy’s body was lying in a washroom, where he killed himself with a firearm.

The parents said they heard a gunshot from the washroom and rushed towards it and found Saifullah lying in a pool of blood. They added that he always remained busy in playing PUBG on his mobile phone.

The Junglekhel police shifted his body to the KDA Teaching Hospital for postmortem, and then handed it over to the relatives. The police registered an FIR of the incident.

Meanwhile, the body of a transgender individual was recovered from under a bridge in Togh Bala area here on Saturday.

The body was retrieved from a shallow nullah under the Laal Baba Bridge on the Rawalpindi highway.

Rescue 1122 shifted the body to hospital for autopsy. The police said there were no eyewitnesses to record statements about whether he had jumped himself or was murdered by someone.

He said that no identification papers had been found on him, and they were spreading news with pictures to locate his friends or relatives. His body had been placed in the morgue.

Published in Dawn, June 16th, 2024

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