Three children among 8 of a family killed in Ranjanpur road mishap


The accident happened on Indus Highway when a truck rammed into a car, leaving three women, three children and a man dead…
RAJANPUR – Eight members of a same family died on Sunday in a truck-car collision near Rojhan, a city in Punjab province.

The mishap happened on the Indus Highway when a truck rammed into a car, leaving three women, three children and a man dead.

All the deceased belong to Umar Kot, a suburb area of Rajanpur. The bodies were shifted to a nearby hospital by the rescue officials.
On Saturday, six people including three women of the same family were killed when their car fell into a canal near Farooqabad.

According to details, the ill-fated family from Chambal village was going to Gujranwala to attend the funeral of a relative.

Their car fell into Upper Goh Gera Canal near due to bad weather and over-speeding, killing all the six people. Rescue teams reached the spot and recovered the bodies from the canal.

Earlier this week, at least three persons were killed and 25 others were injured after over 5 vehicles piled up on National Highway in Okara due to dense fog conditions.
According to details, the incident took place in the wee hours when visibility was reportedly low due to dense fog cover.

A number of cars collided with each other and initial investigation show that high speeds and low visibility may have led to the unfortunate accident.