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Seven dead, several injured in Khushab van-truck collision

Seven dead, several injured in Khushab van-truck collision
February 17, 2021

KHUSHAB (92 News) - At least seven people were killed while 10 others injured in a passenger van-truck collision in Khushab on Wednesday morning.

According to the reports, the accident happened near Mianwali at Khushab Road when the speeding truck collided with a passenger van, with both drivers losing control and resulting in a collision.

After the accident took place, rescue teams arrived on the scene to initiate relief efforts and helped shift the injured to DHQ hospital Jauharabad for medical treatment.

Rescue officials said six persons died on the spot after the accident and 10 others were injured. One of the injured died during medical treatment, raising the death toll to seven. Six men and one woman were among the seven who died.

In another incident, 12 people were injured in a pile-up involving 14 vehicles near Kamoke. Rescue sources said dense fog engulfing the area caused the pile-up. The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital.

Separately, two other passenger were killed after a bus overturned in Muridke.