Car-bus collision in Sahiwal leaves three dead, four injured

SAHIWAL: Three people were killed and four others critically injured in a traffic accident Thursday night here near the city’s Fato Morr, rescue authorities said, adding that they all belong to the same family.

The crash occurred due to overspeeding when a car and a bus collided, rescue official noted.

Among the deceased were Kishwar Bibi, 43, Aqeel, 25, and Naveed, 12, whereas 12-year-old Mariyam, 15-year-old Hasnain, and a married couple — 21- and 29-year-old Iqra and Kashif, respectively — were severely wounded.

They all hail from an area on the outskirts of Burewala and were returning home from a wedding in Sialkot.

The bodies, as well as the injured people, were immediately shifted to a nearby hospital.