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Mardan: Bus-Trailer Clash Kills 5, Injures 11

Mardan (June 21, 2017): Five people were killed and another 11 were injured in a clash between a passenger coach van and a trailer near Gujar Garhi bypass here.

According to the details, five people were killed and 11 injured as a bus collided with a truck on Gujar Garhi Ring Road Wednesday morning.

A Bajaur-bound bus, which had departed from Rawalpindi, collided with the truck which was parked on one side of the road.

The deceased and injured were shifted to Mardan Medical Complex.The Rescue teams reached at the scene of accident soon after receiving the news and shifted the bodies and injured passengers to Mardan Medical Complex.

The van was on its way to Bajur from Mardan. Most of those injured hail from Bajur.

According to sources the van ran into the trailer. Rescue sources blamed speeding for the accident.

Reckless driving by bus drivers has claimed many lives in the country.In February, this year, four members of a family were killed and seven others injured in an accident on National Highway near Khuzdar, Balochistan.

The accident occurred when a bus collided with a van near Wadh. As a result, a woman and a man along with two girls were killed on the spot.

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