7 of a family drown

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Our Correspondent

Mianwali

Seven of a family including three women and two children drowned when a speedy jeep plunged into a ravine near the area of Piplan in Mianwali on Sunday. Rescue officials said the unfortunate incident occurred due to over speeding, adding, one of the victims had been rescued by the rescue divers.
Meanwhile, four persons were killed while 10 sustained serious injuries as a collision occurred between a trailer and a passenger bus near Chakwal Road in Talagang on Sunday morning. According to rescue officials the ill-fatted incident took place when the bus driver lost control over the vehicle due to over speeding while taking a sharp turn, a private news channel reported.
The bodies and injured were shifted to a nearby hospital, the bus driver and vehicle were in the custody of local police, a police official stated. First Information Report (F.I.R) had been registered against the bus driver and investigation was underway, he further informed.