10 passengers died, 40 injured in Wah Cantt traffic incident

Thursday, November 26, 2009 Leave a Comment

At least ten passengers died and forty were injured when a passenger bus going from Lahore to Abbottabad turn turtle due to over speeding near Wah garden here on Thursday while, three deceased could not be identified yet.

According to details passenger bus number 0399-PA was going from Lahore to Abbottabad when it turned turtle near Wah garden due to over speeding killing ten passengers and injuring forty. Hospital sources told that five injured are in precarious condition and three deceased could not be identified yet.

The deceased have been identified as Fazal Karim, Gul Noroz Khan, Rafaqat, Ata Muhammad, Arif, Shafique, Khudadad and other three. Injured have been identified as Ali Farman, Mashqoor Ahmad, Ibrara, Nazaqat, Muhammad Tabraiz, Khan Muhammad, Wali Muhammad, Shahid, Shabana Shahid, Imran, Muhammad Nadeem, Sher Bahadur M . Ayaz, Mubarak Shah, Aman Ullah, Amir Khan, Shahid, Musawar, Iftikhar, Sher Bahadur, Muhammad Rafique, M. Arif, Khaysta Gul, Zakir, Muhammad Aslam, M. Iftikhar,Bahawal, M. Ijaz, Sanober Khan, Abdul Manan, Taj Jan, Naeem, M. Rafique, Zaqria, Abdul Waheed, Allah Dad and others.

Eyewitnesses said that the accident took place due to driver's drowsiness. After the accident zonal incharge of Edhi center Capt. (Retd) Rasheed and incharge of Edhi center Taxila Zahir Shah with whole team reached at the spot.

The three deceased who have not yet been identified have been shifted to THQ and POF Hospital Hassanabdal.

The ill-fated deceased were going to celebrate Eid-Ul-Azha with their families but driver's negligence killed them.