Published On: Mon, Dec 9th, 2019
Published in Category: Killing

18 persons killed, 21 others injured in result of four different accidents in Mianwali, Chakwal, Faisalabad & Chiniot

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MIANWALI/FAISALABAD/CHAKWAL/CHINIOT: At least 18 persons were killed and 21 others injured in result of four different accidents in Mianwali, Chakwal, Faisalabad and Chiniot on Sunday.

Six people including two children of the same family were killed when a mini van carrying seven people plunged into a canal near Piplan in Mianwali district on Sunday.

According to details, the rescue officials have rescued one of the victims alive while they have also found bodies of three women. However, search for remaining three affectees is underway. The ill-fated family was returning home from Tehsil Headquarters Hospital when the mishap took place. The drowned people have been identified as Abdul Rauf, Shakeela, Tanzila, Dilshad, Abu Bakar, and Eman.

At least six persons were killed and 11 others were injured in result of collision between a passenger van and dumper on Faisalabad road in Chiniot. The collision took place at Faisalabad road near a bridge where a dumper hit the passenger van moving to Faisalabad, killing at least six people on the spot including women and children, whereas, 11 others left wounded. The condition of four injured persons is critical. The injured have been shifted to Allied Hospital Faisalabad and District Headquarters Hospital Chiniot.

Meanwhile four passengers died and 10 others sustained critical wounds on Sunday when a passenger bus heading towards Faisalabad from Talagang collided with the troller parked at the roadside at Chakwal road. According to police the accident occurred in Dharabi area of Talangag. The rescuers and policemen rushed to the spot and shifted the persons to a nearby hospital for medical attention.

Meanwhile a passenger van hit the two motorcyclists near Chak Balochan in Sargodha on Sunday. The truck coming from behind side ran on the motorcyclists killing both of them on the spot. The two persons killed have been identified as Mumtaz and Tait Shah, residents of Chak 3 North Sargodha. The dead bodies of the two motorcyclists have been shifted to nearby hospital. The truck driver fled from the scene. The police have started legal action against the fled truck driver.