SARGODHA - Five persons including four army personnel died in an accident here on Sargodha-Bhalwal Road late the other night.

According to rescue and police sources, an army truck overturned when its driver attempted overtaking a sugarcane-laden tractor-trolley. Resultantly four army men including Shehzad, Ziarat, Mujahid, Hamid and a civilian identified as Arshad, son of Safadar, resident of village 10/North, Sargodha died on the spot. The police have launched legal action against the tractor-trolley driver. It is to mention here that sugarcane-laden tractor-trolleys and trailers, on their way to nearby sugar mills at Bhalwal, often cause accidents besides severe traffic mess in the area thanks to the negligence of the traffic police and local government.