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Man busy on phone crushed to death by train


LAHORE: A 40-year-old man was found lying dead near the Expo Center, Nawab Town Police Station area on Sunday, while an unsuspecting man was crushed to death by a train in Gulberg.
Police said that the victim, yet to be identified, had been strangled as a noose was found around his neck. Police said that initially the man seemed to belong to a poor family. Police said that the actual cause of death would be ascertained after his identification and investigation. Police shifted the body to morgue for autopsy and registered a case. Some unidentified persons strangled a man to death and later threw his body in the fields near Darogawala Baghbanpura police limits.
Police said that some passersby saw the dead body lying in the fields and informed the Police about it. Police said that the circumstantial evidences and condition of the body suggested that the victim, yet to be identified, had been strangled and later burnt almost four to five days back. The body also bore marks of torture, police added. Police also made several announcements in local mosques but no one came forward to own it. Police removed the dead body to morgue for autopsy and registered a case against the unidentified persons.
A 26-year-old youth died after falling under the wheels of a train in the limits of Ghalib Market police. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Ramzan of Bahawalpur. Police said that victim was talking on his phone while crossing rail tracks when the train ran him over. Police handed over the dead body to his heirs after fulfilling the legal formalities. 
A minor fire broke out in ENT Ward of the Mayo Hospital. Almost six fire trucks rushed to the spot and extinguished it within eight minutes. Another fire broke out in a medicine factory in Kahna. No casualty was reported in the incidents.

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