Six killed, 20 injured in mini-truck, trailer collision

Former was carrying a wedding party from a village to a nearby town

Our Correspondent March 11, 2024
Source: Radio Pakistan


Six lives were lost and 20 people were injured in a collision between a singlecab mini truck and a trailer truck on Qazi Ahmed bypass road in Benazirabad district on Sunday.

The mini truck was carrying a wedding party of village Bachu Rahu to Sakrand taluka of the district when it met the accident on way. A f s a n a S o l a n g i , Ghafooran Solangi, Abid Solangi, Muhammad Ali Solangi, Rasool Bux Solangi and Sadoro Solangi died in the incident.

Women and children are among the 20 injured persons who were shifted to Peoples Medical University Hospital (PMUH) as taluka hospital Qazi Ahmed lacked facilities to treat trauma patients. Afsana was sister of the bridegrooms Mumtaz and Mukhtiar, sons of Haroon Solangi. The marriage function was postponed after the incident.

The Qazi Ahmed police informed that they have arrested the driver and impounded his vehicle but the FIR has not been lodged so far.

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CM orders support for grieving families

Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Sunday took notice of a passenger van accident in Nawabshah and expressed his grief and sorrow over the loss of six precious lives and 20 injured persons in the incident. He directed the district administration to immediately transfer the injured persons to better healthcare facilities. The CM further directed that every kind of support should be given to the families of the passengers

Two brothers killed in clash over plot

In a separate incident in Benazirabad’s Sakrand taluka, two brothers were shot dead and two persons were injured as two groups allegedly clashed over a plot in village Maarhi Sabki. SHO Marrhi Jalbani police station, Khalid Hussain Lakher, informed that the suspect Muhamamd Jumman Sabki has been apprehended in connection with the killings. Jumman has reportedly served five years in jail in connection with the murder of Roshan Ali Sabki 15 years ago. According to him, they have also recovered the double barrel gun used in the incident. The slain brothers have been identified as 18 years old Waseem Sabki and 22 years old Muhammad Sadoro Sabki. The injured Muhamamd Mithal Sabki and Muhammad Ali Sabki were shifted to PMUH. The police are yet to register the FIR


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