Five persons including a woman died while 13 received multiple injuries when a hiace van collided with a car head-on near Mithial Chowk almost, 45-km away from here on Pindi-Kohat Road on Monday.

According to the Jand THQ Hospital spokesperson, at around 6:30am, a car (ID-999) and a hiace van (LEG-4211) collided head-on on Pindi-Kohat Road.

Resultantly five persons including four of the same family indetified as Azmat Ali, Omer Hayat, Taj Bibi, Tahir Gul, residents of Karak and Muhammad Imran died on the spot while Rehan Shah, Abid Wali, Muhammad Pervez, resident of Jand and ten others received injuries. The dead bodies and injured were shifted to THQ Hospital Jand. The condition of the injured is stated to be stable.