HANGU: A woman was axed to death inside her house in Chashmajat area of Hangu on Friday, police said.

According to police, a 25-year-old woman, Manahil Bibi, wife of Salman, was axed to death by unknown people. The cause of the murder could not be ascertained. The body was taken to hospital for post mortem.

Police has filed a case of the incident and raids are being conducted to arrest two suspects.

Meanwhile, one person lost his life and three children sustained injuries in a road accident in Nowshera.

Police said a speeding motorcycle collided with a bullock cart due to which 21-year-old motorcycle rider Imadur Rehman died on the spot, while three children sustained injuries. The deceased and injured were shifted to District Headquarters Hospital by the Rescue 1122.