Stray kite string claims young man life in Lahore

Stray kite, string, injured, Lahore, Harbanspura
20 Oct, 2019 8:25 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – A young man died after a stray kite string slit his throat in Sandha area of Lahore on Sunday.

According to the details, the deceased was identified as24-year-old Usman Khalid. Usman Khalid was on his way on a bike when a kite string fell on him, slitting his throat. He died on the spot.

After the incident, the local police reached the spot and shifted the body to a nearby hospital for an autopsy.

DIG Operations Lahore Ishfaq Khan took the notice of incident and sought a report from Iqbal Town SP Muhammad Ajmal in this regard. He issued directives for the police force to ensure implementation of Punjab Prohibition of Kite Flying Ordinance 2001 in letter and spirit to avoid such incidents in future.

Earlier, a 9-year-old girl died after a stray kite string slit his throat at the Agoki Road area of Sialkot.  The deceased was identified as Nimra, a resident Sialkot. Nimra was the only child of her parents.

Nimra was going going with her father on a motorcycle at the Agoki Road when the string cut his throat. He was seriously injured and shifted to Allama Iqbal Memorial Teaching Hospital where she died. The tragic incident was happened in the jurisdiction of Agoki Police Station.

Meanwhile, the first information report (FIR) has been registered including Acts of murder against unidentified kite flyers.

Earlier, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar ordered the police to strictly implement the ban on kite-flying.

Stray kite string injures man in Lahore’s Harbanspura area

on Jan 28, a man was injured by stray kite string in Harbanspura are area on Sunday night.

Hussain, a resident of Joray Pul, was on his way on a bike when string cut his throat. He sustained serious injuries and was shifted to hospital where his condition is stated to be out of danger.

The incident exposed the false claim of the DIG Operations about a crackdown against kite-flying in the city.

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