Kite string claims life of motorcyclist in Lahore

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A 19-year-old motorcyclist has lost his life after kite twine slit his throat in Lahore today (Saturday).

According to details, victim Bilal was going on bike when the mishap occurred near Bhati area. He was immediately shifted to the hospital where he succumbed to the injuries.

Afterwards, police personnel shifted the body to Mayo Hospital for post mortem.

Earlier, at least 84 persons were arrested during police crackdown against kite flyers in different parts of Lahore. The action was launched on the instructions of DIG operations.

Police also recovered more than 2,000 kites and over 500 spools of kite string from the apprehended persons.

On the other hand, 81 cases were registered at various police stations of the city against kite flyers.