MALAKAND: Two people were crushed to death by a truck in Malakand on Thursday.

Levies sources said two people were travelling in a truck in the morning when its brakes failed on the main highway in Malakand mountains. Both the persons, who were at the back, jumped from the truck to save their lives, but they came under the same truck and died instantly. The bodies were shifted to hospital.

The driver and cleaner of the truck escaped after the incident.

Meanwhile, a young man drowned in a flooded canal in Nehag Darra area of Upper Dir.The canal was flooded due to heavy rain, which washed away the young man. The local people were searching for the body of the youth which could not be found till filing of this report.

Upper Dir
A man drowned in the canal in Upper Dir.