Two killed in accident


CHAKWAL: Two people were killed and 12 others sustained injuries after their bus rammed into a trailer on Chakwal-Talagang Road on Thursday night.

According to police sources, a group of people from Chawali village came to Chakwal city to attend a marriage ceremony. They were returning to their village when the accident occurred near Murid village.

As a result, Sultan Amir and Mohammad Aslam died on the spot while 12 other people sustained injuries. The injured were taken to the District Headquarters Hospital by Rescue 1122 from where one of them, Azhar Abbas, was referred to Rawalpindi.

In another incident, 10 women and two men were injured in the Karsal village when the roof of a house caved in. The women were standing on the roof to watch the concluding ceremony of Karsal Mela (an annual fair) when the roof caved in.

Published in Dawn, September 16th, 2017

Courtesy: DAWN