LAHORE: A woman expired in a hospital on Sunday, a few hours after she was burnt alive by her husband in the Harbanspura area.
The victim has been identified as Gurya Bibi, wife of Shahzad. Accused Shahzad along with a friend, Iqbal, doused her petrol and set her on fire. As a result, she suffered severe burns. She was admitted to hospital where she expired.
The body was removed to the morgue. Youth dies during swimming: A youth died during swimming in a swimming pool in the Sherakot area on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Ahmed, 21, son of Rehan Mahmood of Sanda Bhattianwala Chowk. Ahmed went to the pool to swim with friends. He was swimming when he suddenly fainted in the water.
Rescue 1122 rushed him to Munshi Hospital where a doctor declared him dead. Wounded youth dies: A 22-year-old man wounded by two people in North Cantt area a day ago succumbed to his injuries in a local hospital here on Sunday.
The victim was identified as Zahid, son of Sodagar of Chungi Gujarpura Ghazi Road, North Cantt. Two people came to the victim’s store on Zarrar Shaheed Road and demanded cigarettes. Meanwhile, the accused started exchanging hot words with him and one of them fired at him.
As a result, he was injured and rushed to hospital where he died. Police registered a case on the complaint of the victim’s father Sodagar.