A man died and 14 others including women and children were wounded when a bus carrying participants of wedding turned turtle here in Faisalabad on Monday.

According to police, a bus carrying participants of wedding ceremony from Lahore to Faisalabad overturned near Thatta Bridge at Canal Road due to opening of tie-rod.

As a result of accident 15 people including women and children sustained injuries.

The rescue personnel reached the scene of the accident and rushed the injured to hospital where one persons identified as Abdul Ghafoor succumbed to his wounds while according to hospital sources condition of some other injured people was also serious.

The police took the bus into custody and registering a case started the investigation.