KARACHI: At least six people were killed when a pickup van in which they were travelling caught fire after a collision with a rickshaw at North Karachi here on Friday night.
The appalling accident occurred at two-minute round about Chowrangi, area of Karachi when a pickup van caught fire after a collision with rickshaw. According to family sources, all people were going to attend a wedding ceremony.
Police and the rescue teams reached the scene immediately after being notified about the incident and managed to control the fire.
The deceased include husband, wife and four children. Five other people also received burn wounds as a result of the collision between car and rickshaw. The injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital, said rescue sources.