Woman, her 2 sons killed in van fire
17 September, 2013
MUZAFFARGARH: Three people, including a woman and her two minor sons, on Monday were burnt to death and four others sustained injuries when a gas cylinder in a van caught fire, near Qureshi Chowk.
Rescue 1122 officials said the van was on route to Jhang from Dera Ghazi Khan when its gas cylinders caught fire, causing the casualties. The victims were identified as Mumtaz Mai and five-year-old Yasir and three-month-old Wasif.
The injured, including Ghulam Muhammad, Nazim, Kundan Mai and Qurban were admitted to the Muzaffargarh DHQ Hospital. Those with minor injuries were allowed to leave after first aid, rescuers said.