Published On: Thu, Jan 9th, 2014
Published in Category: Crime

3 killed, 15 hurt as bus turns turtle in Islamabad

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Islamabad: At least three passengers were killed and over a dozen others were injured when a mini-bus turned turtle at near Islamabad Club here on Wednesday, officials said. According to capital police, Murree-bound mini-bus coming from Rawalpindi slipped on wed road and collided with a coach first and then turned turtle.

Rescue teams rushed to the scene and started rescue works. Two people were killed on the spot while 15 others sustained serious injuries. Injured were rushed to policlinic and PIMS where condition of some wounded reported critical which feared increase in casualties.

Police said initial investigation says the bus was in over-speed as roads were wet and slippery due to light rain in the capital city.