Price of 20kg wheat flour bag tops Rs3,000 in Kohat.

KOHAT -- The price of a 20-kilogram wheat flour bag has topped Rs3,000 in Kohat.

A flour dealer, Farrukh, told Dawn that a 20kg flour bag in Kohat was available at Rs3,050.

Owner of a mill, Mr Javed, said wheat of Sindh was of poor quality as it was affected by floods. He said they had to meet their demand by purchasing wheat from Peshawar.

He said all the mills were faced with acute shortage of commodity and forced to sell flour at Rs150 per kg. He said earlier the rate was high due to ban on transportation of wheat and flour from Punjab.

KILLED: A young man was killed and his two colleagues were injured when gunmen ambushed a car at Kacha Pakha square on Saturday night.

The police quoting witnesses said Shah Sawar was killed and Mohammad Riaz and Mohammad Bilal were seriously injured during the firing incident.

The injured and the deceased were shifted to the KDA Teaching Hospital. Relatives of the victims nominated Idrees and Haneef in the FIR.

The police said the two families had a murder dispute.

PROTEST: Civil society activists on Sunday protested against the police for lodging an FIR against a former Pakistan Air Force official and putting him in lock-up at the behest of a Peshawar Electric Supply Company sub-divisional...

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