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February 13,2018

Newly-wed couple among seven dead in Murree gas leak incidents

Raja Abdul Rahman

MURREE: Seven persons, including three women and three children, have lost their lives in two separate incidents of gas leakage in Murree.

A newly-wed couple, Shaukat Mehmood and his bride Tazeem Shafique, residents of Kashmiri Bazaar, were found dead in their bedroom due to gas leakage. Their Walima ceremony was to be held on Monday, but the unfortunate couple died on the very first day of marriage.

In another incident, two women and three children reportedly died due to suffocation after gas leakage. The deceased included Aasia Bibi, Akbar Jan, 11-year-old Khansa Bibi, five-year-old Muhammad Daud and three-year-old Ammara Bibi. According to Rescue 1122 sources, all the deceased were shifted to THQ Hospital Murree and bodies were handed over to legal heirs after necessary legal requirements.


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