3 killed, 3 injured in separate incidents in Swat, Mardan

SWAT: Two persons were killed while a child sustained injuries when the wall of the school playground collapsed in Sarsenai area of Tehsil Kabal on Saturday. Local people informed that the incident occurred due to strong winds as a result two youngest identified as Hayat and Rehan, residents of Kabal, trapped under it.

After the incident, local people rushed to the spot for rescue operation, however, they failed to retrieve the youngsters alive. The local sources informed that they’ve managed to rescue a child in injured condition. He was rushed to Saidu Sharif Hospital where the doctors said that his condition is out of danger.

Man electrocuted in Mardan

MARDAN: A man was killed while two others sustained injuries when they came across high voltage electricity wires in village Sada’at of Tehsil Lund Khwar of District Mardan on Saturday. Local sources have informed that all the three victims are labourers who were working on the roof of a masjid when they came across high voltage electricity wires.

The victims were identified as Murad who was shifted to Mardan Medical Complex (MMC) while the injured were taken to Katlang Type D hospital by the officials of Rescue 1122 emergency service of the province.

22 Nanbais Arrested For Violating New Price Rate In Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The district administration, during a crackdown against profiteer Nanbais, arrested 22 who were violating official price list, said an official of administration here on Saturday.

The district administration after successful talks with Nanbai Association had fixed a new price of 190 Grams Roti (bread) at Rs 15.

Additional Assistant Commissioner Rizwana Dar checked different markets in Hayatabad, Additional Assistant Commissioner Town-III Sara Tawab Umer raided on different Nanbai shops on University road, sadder and Additional Assistant Commissioner Asif Iqbal checked Kohat road, inside the city and Warsak road.

Earlier, during a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club, President Nanbai Association Haji Iqbal and General Secretary Haleem Sheikh Mohmand demanded that the weight of baked roti should be 175 gram.

They also demanded subsidy on gas and flour. And if the government is unable to give subsidy then the permission should be given to reduce the weight of roti. They said the association would continue to strike if the government take notice against them.

 

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