SUKKUR: More than 10 labourers were injured when a truck loaded with hill sand overturned near Noor Wah, situated in Mauladad police station limits, Jacobabad district on Saturday. According to the reports a truck filled with hill sand was on its way to Thull, when the truck driver lost control of the vehicle while taking a sharp turn in an effort to protect a speeding motorcyclist. The labourers who were sitting on the sand hill were crushed under the truck and sustained serious injuries. The police and the villagers transported the injured to Civil Hospital, Jacobabad. Currently, the four injured labourers are in critical condition as they have lost their limbs. The labourers who sustained minor injuries were allowed to go home after receiving first aid treatment.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 21st, 2013.