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May 11, 2017

Briefs

National

 
May 11, 2017

Tweet likely to be withdrawn today

By Ahmad Noorani

ISLAMABAD: The tweet could not be withdrawn till late night on Wednesday despite an announcement on this count.  It is accessible to international media and researchers across the world.  It is, however, believed that the tweet will be withdrawn on Thursday during office timings.

Two die in motorcycles’ collision in Faisalabad

By our correspondent

FAISALABAD:  Two people died in a collision between two motorcycles near Makkoana bypass on Wednesday. Motorcyclists Shahid Ali and Imran Ahmad of Mohallah Mai Satoi were heading to Faisalabad city when the motorbike of Arshad and Shahbaz hit them, leading Shahid Ali and Imran dead on the spot and other two people injured. The injured were shifted to the Civil Hospital.

 

Four injured in Kohlu landmine blast

QUETTA: Four persons were injured in a landmine blast in Tehsil Mawind area of Kohlu district on Wednesday. According to the Levies force, the victims were on way to somewhere in a vehicle when it hit a planted landmine beside the road which went off. As a result, four people received injuries. The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital.

A class 8 student, who was allegedly tortured by two teachers for not learning a lesson about three days ago, died in the DHQ Hospital on Wednesday. M Ibrar studied at a government school at Chak 190/EB. He was allegedly tortured by teachers Munaza Dilshad and Rana Nabeel.

As many as 45 passengers sustained injuries in a road accident near Lundo Canal Bridge on Wednesday. A bus was carrying devotees to Shah Jewana shrine
from Sahiwal when it collided with another bus going to Chishtian from Faisalabad on Toba-Chichawatni Road. As a result, 48 passengers were injured.