At least nine people including women and children were killed in a collision between an ambulance and trailer at Head Pakka area here on Monday.
The ill-fated ambulance was carrying a patient from Bhakkar to Rawalpindi when it collided with a trailer. Ambulance caught fire due to gas cylinder explosion after the accident, killing nine persons on the spot.
Rescue sources reached the spot and shifted the dead bodies to District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital, Mianwali. According to rescue sources, the three women and three children were among the dead.
The dead included three women and three children while all of them burnt to death as after the collision the gas cylinder installed in the ambulance blasted all of people boarded the vehicle burnt alive.
Rescue teams arrived immediately at the site of the accident and shifted the bodies to the DHQ Hospital. —INP