A speeding coaster carrying devotees from Tehsil Alipur overturned near here the other day.

As a result, 25 passengers including seven men and 13 women passengers along with children were injured.

EDO Health representative Dr Malik Aurangzeb told the media men that coaster had brought 25 devotees from Alipur to attend Urs ceremony at Burqa Shaheed situated in nearby Mauza Tehri Zabti.

He said that two devotees identified as Chand and Ammad had been shifted to Bahawal Victoria hospital in critical condition while the remaining 23 were given medical aid in THQ Hospital Ahmedpur East.

Earlier, Edhi ambulances and Rescue-1122 rushed to the scene and shifted all the injured to hospital.

Jashn-e- Bahar festival begins today: Assistant Commissioner Malik Attaul Haq Khokhar will inaugurate two days long Jashn-e- Bahar festival here on Tuesday (today) at cricket ground near Royal Eidgah Dera Nawab Sahib. It is being held under the auspices of Tehsil Municipal Administration.