Eight killed after fire explodes in passenger van in Jhelum
JHELUM: At least eight people were burnt to death after the fire exploded in a passenger van on GT Road in Jhelum.
Rescue sources said the van was heading towards Rawalpindi from Gujranwala. They said other four passengers who received burn injuries were shifted to a nearby hospital.
Federal Minister for Science & Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said the local administration was fully assisting the victims; nevertheless, there was no alternative for life.
On the other hand, 20 people got injured when a passenger bus and a trailer collapsed near Kot Chattha in DG Khan. Sources said the injured were shifted to the trauma centre. The incident took place because of speeding, they said.
The sources said the passenger bus was heading towards Karachi from Mansehra.