SARGODHA - Three persons including two sisters were killed and two others injured in a road accident here on Khushab Road near Dhrema village, some 15-km here on Monday.

According to details, family members of Manzoor Ahmed were returning from Lahore in a car, bearing registration number LED-2798 to Joherabad. When the car reached village Dhrema, a speeding truck hit it badly.

Resultantly Manzoor Ahmed and his two daughters - 20-year-old Aqsa and three-year-old Adeeba died on the spot while his wife and son Tabish sustained injuries and were rushed to DHQ Hospital.

In another road mishap, a cyclist identified as Raza Ullah was crushed to death by a recklessly driven tractor-trolley near 78 Bridge on Shaheenabad Road.

Meanwhile, a truck driver was shot at and injured critically by unknown highwaymen in village 58/SB when he offered resistance.