ISLAMABAD: At least 20 passengers died in a traffic accident at Fatahjhang Road in Tarnol area today. Vans collided, killing 20 people and injuring others. Rescue teams shifted the injured and the dead to District Headquarters Hospital Rawalpindi and Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences.  

The death toll is expected to rise as several injured were termed critical by doctors. An investigation has been initiated to ascertain the cause of the accident.