8 killed in Pakistan road accident

Islamabad, Oct 25 : At least eight people were killed and four others injured in a road accident in Pakistan’s Punjab province.

The accident took place on Saturday evening in Jhelum district’s Pind Dadan Khan area, reports Xinhua news agency.

A passenger van, heading to a village in the neighbouring district of Chakwal, hit a loaded dumper truck coming from the opposite directions.

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Five women were among the dead, while the injured included two children, according to local media reports.

Rescue teams rushed to the spot and the injured were taken to a nearby hospital.

Police has registered a case against the truck driver who fled the scene.

Disclaimer: This story is auto-generated from IANS service.

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