Lahore: At least two motorcyclists were killed in a traffic accident on Barki Road on Monday. The victims, identified as Islam Khalid and Akram, 50, were traveling on their bicycles when they collided with a fishing trawler near the Abdullah Gull Interchange. As a result, the victim was injured and died before being transferred to a nearby hospital. Police moved the body to the morgue and are investigating the matter.
Meanwhile, a 40-year-old man died after being run over by a train in the town of Shahdara. The victim identified as Ashraf, a resident of Farrukhabad, was trying to cross the railway line near Noor Jahan Tomb when the train ran over him.
Girl Scouts visit PSCA: A 30-member Girl Guides Association (GGA) delegation visited the Punjab State Safe City Authority (PSCA) Gurban Line on Monday.
Duty Commander DSP M Kamran discussed agenda points such as women’s safety applications and women’s empowerment with the delegation. He also confirmed to the Girl Guides Association delegation the encouraging fact that female participation is as high as 25 percent of the agency’s total workforce. Taking the opportunity, DSP Kamran briefed the delegation on the features loaded with the Women’s Safety app such as safety roadmaps, location sharing, one-touch SOS calling to instantly provision and deploy safety, and other helpline numbers.
He added that the number of people installing women’s safety apps designed to protect women is growing rapidly, with more than 200,000 women so far having installed women’s safety apps. Women can get help from this app in any emergency situation.
The delegation was also briefed on the various parts of IC3 to demonstrate the capabilities of the integrated security platform in real time. 263 traffic accidents in the city: At least 10 people were killed and 1,266 injured in 1,189 traffic accidents in all parts of Punjab in the last 24 hours.
Of these, 697 were seriously injured and transferred to different hospitals. The majority (71%) of road accidents involve motorcycles. Additionally, the analysis revealed that victims of these road accidents included 610 drivers, 32 underage drivers, 129 pedestrians and 537 passengers. Statistics showed that Lahore reported 263 road accidents affecting 287 people, putting the provincial capital at the top, followed by Faisalabad with 80 cases and 81 victims, and Multan in third place with 75. road accident with 78 victims. The details further revealed that a total of 1,276 victims were affected by road traffic accidents, including 1,028 males and 248 females.