Nine passengers killed in Jhelum van inferno


Nine, passengers, injured, killed, Jhelum, van, inferno
06 May, 2019 9:44 am

JHELUM (92 News) – Nine passengers were killed when a van caught fire near Turkey Morr on GT Road on Sunday night.

Rescue 1122 shifted nine injured to hospital. The ill-fated van was going to Rawalpindi from Gujranwala.

Two passengers were miraculously remained unhurt.

Jhelum Deputy Commissioner Saif Anwar said that the van caught fire after an explosion due to a collision with a trailer.

He said that emergency had been declared in all hospitals after the accident. “The van has been reduced to ashes.

A majority of deceased and injured belong to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

In another accident, 20 people were injured in a collision between a bus and trailer. The bus was heading to Charsadda from Karachi.


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