FAISALABAD: On Wednesday, at least 19 passengers including three children lost their lives and 13 got injured when a trawler collided into passenger bus at Jhang Road.
The accident took place near the town of Theekriwala in Punjab province due to “speeding and reckless driving”, senior police official Afzaal Ahmed Khosa told AFP.
“Nineteen passengers including two women and two children were killed,” Khosa further added.
Rescue team reached at the spot after being called and transferred injured to the hospital.
Naeem Hashmi, doctor at the Allied Hospital in nearby Faisalabad city said 15 injured people were being transferred and treated in the emergency department. Two of them were in critical condition.