Uncle, nephew killed in road accident

FAISALABAD: A man and his teenaged nephew were killed in a road accident, late night in the area of Balochni police station.

Police spokesman said here Monday that 55-year-old Mohammad Mushtaq, along with his son Shehbaz (29) and nephews Mohammad Shakeel (17) and Shehzad (29), was going on a fodder loaded tractor-trolley when the vehicle became out of control while saving a loader and smashed into footpath.

As a result, Mohammad Mushtaq and his nephew Mohammad Shakeel fell down on the road and a speedy mini-loader coming from the rear ran over them and they died on the spot, whereas Shehbaz and Shehzad were shifted to hospital in a critical condition.

The police took bodies into custody and started search of the loader driver who managed to escape from the scene.