At least 25 students sustained injuries when a pick-up van plunged into a water pond near Khanpur village, on Monday.

The vehicle, carrying schoolchildren from Khanpur village, was on the way to Takia Shah Murad when it plunged into a water pond. As a result, 25 students sustained multiple injuries.

Rescue 1122 rushed to the scene and shifted the injured to a nearby hospital. It is to be noted that the pick-up van has a capacity for only 15 passengers, however, 30 students were on board the van when it met the accident.

DACOITS NAILED: The police arrested dacoits who had deprived a person of valuables at gunpoint in village Sohear, in the remit of Neela Police.

Mukhtar Shah Nawaz, a resident of village Dhok Pannah told the police that he was coming back from village Roopwal. When he reached village Sohear, accused Javed, Rab Nawaz and others, resident of village Gah, robbed him of valuables including cash.