Five killed, 16 injured in road mishap

Muzaffargarh—At least five persons including three women were killed on Tuesday whereas several injured as trailer and commuter bus collided each other in Muzaffargarh locality of southern Punjab. Condition of several injured is said to be critical.
According to police, a speeding passenger bus smashed into a trailer coming from the opposite side at the head Panjnad, killing five people and injuring more than 16 other with many in critical condition. However, rescue team rushed to the scene after getting information. The dead bodies and injured were transported to THQ Hospital.
According to hospital sources, condition of several injured persons were said to be critical. Those who died in the accident could not be identified yet. One eyewitness said he saw several passengers pleading for help. Reportedly, most of the passengers were trapped between the seats and they were rescued by cutting the body of the bus with metal cutters.—APP

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