Road accident leaves Seven killed, 28 injured in Pakistan’s Punjab

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Islamabad, Oct 4 : Seven people were killed and 28 others injured when a passenger bus fell off from a flyover in Khanewal district of Pakistan’s east Punjab province, the police said on Monday.

The incident happened late Sunday night when the driver lost control over the vehicle due to a tyre burst, said the police.

Five people died on the spot while two others succumbed to injuries at the hospital on Monday morning, police said.

The bus was on its way to the southern port city of Karachi from east Chakwal district when it had the accident.

The injured are being treated at the hospital where some are in critical condition.

Road accidents are frequent in the province mainly due to poorly maintained vehicles and unprofessional driving.

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