Lower Dir: Local cricket player killed in road accident

LOWER DIR: Sajjad Khan, a local cricketer killed in a car accident in Lower Dir district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while four persons, including his wife, were injured in the accident in Tarpatar area of the district on Sunday.

According to TNN correspondent, Sajjad Khan, was going to Ashrai Dara in his car, which was a part wedding ceremony. But near Tarpatar area, he lost control over his vehicle and it fell into a deep ravine. As a result of the accident, the cricketer lost his life on the spot while four persons, including his wife, were injured.

The injured were shifted to District Headquarters Hospital, Timargara. The news of Sajjad Khan’s death spread in the area like a forest fire. Upon hearing of his death, a large number of his loved ones reached his house for condolence with the bereaved family.

1 killed, four injured in clash over land dispute

Lower Dir: One person was killed while 4 others, including a policeman, were injured in clash over land disputes between Malaknan Gharra and residents of Shantai area on Sunday. The rival groups have set up positions and attacked each other with guns due to which one person was killed while four others including and policeman was injured.

According to police station Balambut sources, a land dispute has been going on for a long time between residents of Shatai Dara and Malakanan Ghara. Hundreds of Malkanan Ghara persons stormed shops of Shantai Dara near the police station Balambut on Sunday. They broke into four shops and throw out goods worth millions of rupees onto the road.

Meanwhile, in a fierce clash between the parties, Nisar Khan a resident of Shantai Dara, was critically injured and was shifted to Tamergarh Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The local Jirga members have started efforts to resolve the issue and restore peace between the two rival groups.