BAHAWALPUR - Four persons including a suspected criminal were killed and five others injured when a truck collided with a jeep of a law enforcement agency here near Noorpur on Friday.

According to details, both the vehicles were coming from Ahmadpur East to Bahawalpur when the jeep hit the truck, resulting in the deaths of four persons whose identities are: Sajjad Shah SI Karachi, Rafi, Asif and an unknown person. While the injured are: Muhammad Shakir and Rashid of Uch Sharif, Nazir Hussain of Rahim Yar Khan and head constable Abdullah shah of Karachi. They were taken to Bahawal Victoria Hospital.

Meanwhile, the injured Head constable told that they had come to arrest criminals wanted by the Karachi Maripur Police. One of the deceased Nazir and injured Rashid and Shakir were arrested from Uch Sharif and they were being transported when the accident occurred," he added.