ISLAMABAD: Three tourists died in mysterious circumstances at a private hotel in Murree.
According to locals, four friends booked a room in a hotel located at Dhana Area on Muree Expressway in the limit of Patriata police station.
They stayed over there, however, did not come out till Friday noon. To this, the hotel management opened the door to check, if they want to check out or will extend their stay.
To this, locals said that hotel management found three friends dead in mysterious circumstances while another was found unconscious.
Bodies and the unconscious person were shifted to Murree Tehsil Headquarters hospital.
Murree SHO Chaudhry Aslam while speaking to Dawn confirmed the death of three persons. He, however, did not share the cause of death saying investigations are underway.
An employee of the hotel said that the two deceased were residents of Sadiqabad area of Rawalpindi while one belonged to Aro Kas area of Murree. They all were young and in late 20s. While, the fourth one, who fell unconscious belonged to Gujranwala.
He said that deceased were identified as Mohammad Owais, Faisal Ayaz and Mohammad Shahrukh, while the unconscious person was identified as Mohammad.
Police sources said that the cause of the death will be established after autopsy report and in the light of forensic evidence.