Two Bannu boys drown while bathing in a pond – Journal
LAKKI MARWAT: Two boys drowned in a pool of rainwater in Walakhel Soorani neighborhood in Bannu on Friday.
Rescue officials said Salar Khan, 10, and Aitezaz, 13, died while bathing in the pond. They said villagers rushed to the scene and called the emergency services for help.
“A team of Rescue 1122 divers recovered the bodies from the pond and transferred them to the district headquarters hospital,” they claimed. The bodies were then handed over to relatives after completing forensic formalities.
Meanwhile, a woman was killed on Friday under mysterious circumstances inside her house in Tajazai neighborhood in Lakki Marwat.
Ghaznikhel Police Station SHO Altafur Rehman, which is the complainant in the case, said it was patrolling the area when it received reports that Rescue 1122 personnel had brought the body of a woman at the district headquarters hospital.
The police chief said he reached the hospital where the body of a woman who had been killed by a gunshot lay. “No relatives of the deceased were present there,” he maintained, and while referring to initial medical reports, he said the woman was killed inside her home.
Police registered a case against unknown killers under Section 302 (premeditated murder) and opened an investigation.
Posted in Dawn, June 25, 2022