SARGODHA - At least nine people killed and several others injured in collusion between a bus and trailer here on Sargodha-Bhalwal Road on Tuesday.

According to police sources, a Bhera-bound passenger bus (ND/565) on the way from Rajanpur collided head-on with a trailer (DLN/795) coming from the opposite direction near Ajnala village on Sargodha-Bhalwal Road in the remit of Bhalwal Saddr Police.

Resultantly, nine passengers including three women identified as Nafeesa Begum, wife of Aslam Raja, a resident of Police Lines Jhang, Sabri, wife of Intizar and her daughter Eman Fatima, Ghulam Haider, son of Allah Dad, a resident Ahmedpur Sial, Muhammad Hussain, son of Muhammad Ibrahim, a resident of Khangarh, Iqbal, son of Barkat Ali, a resident of Kotmomin, bus driver Qari Rafique and bus conductor Mazhar Shah died instantly. Whereas three persons sustained severe injuries who were shifted to Allied Hospital Faisalabad. The police impounded both the vehicles and are investigating.