Three die, 20 injured, as passenger coach overturns in Mastung


QUETTA: At least three persons died and 20 other including women and children sustained injuries in two separate incident of road mishap in Wali Khan and Sheikh Wasil area of Mastung district on Monday.
According to Levies sources, a Quetta-bound coach carrying commuters from Karachi was on its way as it turned turtle due to over speeding on National Highway near Wali Khan area.
As a result, two people died on the spot and 18 other suffered wounds.
The bodies and the injured were rushed to nearby hospital, where the some of the injured victims were referred to Quetta civil hospital for further treatment after initial medical aid.
The two bodies were identified as Ahsan Nasir resident of Bhag area of Kachhi district and Muhammad Zahid from Quetta.
The injured were identified as Muhammad Aitezaz, Muhammad Imrarn, Shah Nawaz, Abdul Hafeez, Abdul Majeed, Inayat-Ullah, Nazar Muhammad, Muhammad Shafiq,Sardar, Saeed Ahmed, Abdullah, Zahid, and women Afsa, Zulikha, Iram Bibi, Asiya, and a child Bushra.
Meanwhile, a man namely Asmat Khan was killed and two other were injured in a collision between a truck and a tractor at Sheikh Wasil area of Mastung.
The body and the injured were shifted to nearby hospital.
The bodies were handed over to the heirs after completion of legal formalities.
The Levies sources said that FIR was registered against coach driver. Further investigation was underway. …APP


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