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To interfere with the legally protected interest of another or to inflict harm on someone, for which an action may be brought. To damage or impair.

The term injure is comprehensive and can apply to an injury to a person or property.


Tort Law.

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Earlier, roof of a dilapidated house situated in village Lail near Lahore collapsed due to heavy rain on Thursday, killing an elderly couple and injuring five other people.
Besides, a Dhaka-bound bus plunged into a pond in Karimganj upazila, killing Helal Mia on the spot ant injuring 11 others.
The forces fired rubber-coated steel rounds at the protesters, injuring one of them.
QUETTA:At least two police personnel were critically injured early Sunday morning in a firing incident in Balochistan's Duki district.According to initial reports, police party were patrolling the area near Mushriqi bypass when unknown assailants opened fire on their vehicle injuring at least two.
The other incident occurred at Eidgah Road where unidentified persons fired at a youth named Hassan Ali, critically injuring him.
KARACHI -- Three robbers were injured and overpowered after a man hit them with his car when they were trying to flee after looting and injuring him in North Nazimabad on late Wednesday night.
Four other mortar shells were fired by terrorists on Kashkoul neighborhood in Damascus, injuring one civilian and causing material damage to a number of houses.
Five other civilians were injured among them a 14 girl that sustained critical wounds.Meanwhile Israeli helicopters fired missiles at a group people in southern Gaza Strip injuring one man and a child, medics reported.
Police said when the jewellers resisted the robbers, they opened fire, injuring two jewellers and one passerby.
QUETTA -- A cracker explosive device blast hit a Frontier Corps (FC) vehicle, injuring two police constables and one civilian, on Wednesday, near Edhi Chowk in Chaman, Balochistan.
A passenger bus going to Shah Noorani met an accident near Veerab stream an area in Hub, killing three persons, while injuring several others in the tragic mishap on Tuesday.
According to Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), the torrential rain claimed lives of five children and one female during various incidents in different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa besides injuring two children.