LAHORE: A 25-year-old youth died here on Tuesday after a stray kite string slit his throat in Ferozepur Road, factory area.
The victim, identified as Danish, was commuting on a bike when the string killed him. Passers-by spotted the victim lying in a pool of blood and shifted him to General hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The deceased belonged to Azad Kashmir and was residing in Sufiabad, near Chungi Amar Sadhu.
Deputy Inspector General (DIG) operations Rai Baber Saeed, taking notice of the incident, suspended the factory area station house officer (SHO) over not keeping a check on the banned practice of kite flying.