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Attock: Oil Tanker Overturns Negotiating a Turn

Attock (July 2, 2017): An oil tanker turned turtle while negotiating a turn along khorr Moor in district Pindighep here while on its way to kHOR.

The driver of the NLC truck was injured in the accident. The police took the area into its control after the oil started seeping from the overturned tanker.

The oil tanker was on its way to Khorr from Kohat.

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Police has arrested the driver of the tanker Azmat for negligence.

Deputy Commissioner rana Akbar Hayat and DPO Nawaz Marwat arrived at the scene of accident shortly after the mishap. Rescue workers and personnel of Law Enforcement Agencies also arrived at the scene of accident and barred anyone from going near the oil-spilling tanker.

The local administration sought the army’s help to help avert any untowardly mishap.

DPO Zahid Nawaz Marwat said that had there been a blast in the tanker immense life and financial loses may had occurred because there an oil deport was located in the proximity of the accident and it contained thousands of litres of oil.

The president of All Pakistan Oil Tankers Owners Associtaion Rawalpindi also arrived at the site of accident.

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The oil tanker was on its way to Khorr from Kohat.

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