Six killed, 13 injured in road mishap
21 August, 2013
KHAIRPUR: At least six persons were killed and 13 others injured when a Karachi-bound bus skidded off on the National Highway near Sui Gas bus stop Tuesday morning.
The bus was coming from Uch Sharif. The accident occurred due to over-speeding. According to Tharimirwah police, all the dead and the injured were shifted to Taluka Hospital. The deceased were identified as Malik Ismail, Ashiq Hussain, Ismail Ali, Khalil Ahmed, Noor Pur Muhammad Sajjad, all from Uch Sahrif and one unidentified person. The injured included Abdul Malik, Faiz Muhammad, Noor Muhammad, Muhammad Ilyas, Muhammad Zahid, Muhammad Rafiq, Ali Muhammad and others. The bodies were sent to their native villages after legal formalities.
Meanwhile, at least five people were killed and four others injured on Tuesday when a jeep skidded off the road and fell into a deep ravine near Chitral. The jeep, going to Tirich from Chitral, met the incident in Mastuj area of Chitral, private news channel reported. The bodies and injured were shifted to Shahgiram hospital.