Bahawalpur- Eight people were killed and almost forty were injured as a passenger bus on its way to Rawalpindi overturned in Uch Sharif on Thursday night.

Police sources say that the bus was on its way to Rawalpindi from Karachi when it overturned near Phalka Pul in Uch Sharif resulting in the death of eight people including two women. Almost forty others were injured which were shifted to nearby hospital by police and rescue personnel. The injured stated that the bus was overcrowded due to the upcoming religious festival Eid-ul-Azha.