SHEIKHUPURA

Six passengers were killed and 60 others got injured in a road accident near Balkhay stop on Kala Khatai-Narang Road on Saturday.

Identity of the deceased could not be confirmed yet.

The accident occurred when a Narowal-bound bus, on board with more than 60 passengers, was on the way from Lahore. When it reached near Balkhay stop on Kala Khatai-Narang Road, the bus overturned after its tie-rod broke down. As a result 6 passengers including two women died on the spot. While 60 others sustained injuries, 10 of them critical and were shifted to nearby hospital. The Ferozewala police have started investigation into the incident.

Meanwhile, in another road mishap, two people - Saad and Ghulam Murtaza - were killed while two other sustained injuries.

The accident occurred when two motorcycles, coming from the opposite directions collided with each other at Taragay Wali near Sharqpur Road. Two other persons were injured who were shifted to DHQ Hospital.