10 killed in road accidents


Hub/Khanpur—In a tragic incident, at least three people were killed while 20 others injured in a road accident near Hub on Tuesday.
According to levies sources, the incident happened when a passenger bus en route to Shah Noorani met with a mishap near Veerab stream. Because of the accident, three people died while several others were injured who were later shifted to nearby hospitals. Also Read: Chunian road accident leaves two girls dead
Meanwhile, another accident occurred in Khanpur Tehsil of the Rahim Yar Khan District of Bahawalpur Division that took lives of another three. A bus collided with a tree near Kotla Pathan that killed at least three people while injuring two others in the incident.
According to rescue officials, the dead belong to an area in Gujjar Khan. Due to reckless driving, poor traffic system and deprived conditions of the roads, accidents are frequent in almost all parts of the country in which several people are killed every year.
Meanwhile, it is reported from Umerkot that four persons were killed while 14 others sustained serious injuries when a speedy Datsun overturned near Kantio near Umerkot here Tuesday.
According to the reports a passenger Datsun heading towards Umerkot from Chhachhro overturned near Kantio, resulting in death of 4 persons while 16 persons including women and children were sustained injuries.
Those killed were identified as Shrimati Andri, Ganesh, Teekam and a 5 months old minor Kailash. Bodies and injured person were shifted to a local hospital at Umerkot for further treatment. Condition of two injured persons are said to be serious and both were referred for further treatment to Hyderabad. All the victims belongs to the same family and were going for Puja in a temple near Umerkot. —Agencies