Competitors’ Plot?: Passenger bus set on fire

A passenger bus en route to Bannu from Lahore was set on fire on Monday near Quaidabad in Khushab.


Our Correspondent July 30, 2013

KHUSHAB: A passenger bus en route to Bannu from Lahore was set on fire on Monday near  Quaidabad in Khushab. Witnesses said three masked men stopped the bus near Chassu railway crossing and told the passengers to get off. They took the passengers to a nearby plot and set the bus on fire. The bus driver was injured on resisting the men. He was later given first aid on the spot. Police were called. They later said they had arrested three suspects from the area. They said the incident appeared to be a result of row among bus transport companies about bus stops.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 30th, 2013.

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