11 killed, 28 injured on road


Layyah July 5 (TNS): At least 11 people were killed and 28 other injured in a tragic road incident when a speeding van hit a tractor-trolley on Crore Road in Layyah on Wednesday morning.

The ill-fated ten people included women and children.

The van was on the way to Rawalpindi from Karachi when it skidded off the Crore Road near and bumped into nearby forest.

Rescue teams shifted 15 out of the 28 injured to the tehsil headquarters hospital while the rest of the injured were shifted to the district headquarters hospital Layyah.

The bodies were handed over to the legal heirs after postmortem.