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Attock road crash kills six, injures 11 others


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

15th February, 2020
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Attock road crash

At least six people were killed and 11 injured in a head on collision between a passenger van and dumper in Attock here on Saturday.

A dumper collided with ill-fated van near the toll plaza leaving six people dead on the spot.

While 11 passengers of the van sustained serious injuries in the incident, rescue officials said.

The dead bodies and injured shifted to tehsil headquarters hospital Fateh Jung for medical attendance.

The dumper driver fled from the scene after the accident, rescue workers said.

According to sources, the deceased and injured lived in Pindi Gheb area.

A policeman died in a road accident in Fateh Jung on past Wednesday.

Police constable Muhammad Usman, returned home after duty when his bike rammed into a trailer parked at roadside near Shahpur Dam on Rawalpindi.

However, the policeman received head injuries and died on the spot.

The trailer parked on roadside after developing some fault and its rear lights switched off, local police said.

Around 16 wedding guests died in road accident near Jhal Magsi

Earlier in May, two people lost their lives and five others sustained injuries as a passenger van and an oil tanker collided near Fateh Jung in Attock district.

The accident took place at Rawalpindi-Kohat road, killing two people on the spot and injuring other five.

The bodies and the injured rushed to a nearby medical facility.

In a separate road crash at the Fateh Jung road, four people lost their lives and 10 others sustained wounds as a dumper rammed into a van.

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