25 killed, 35 injured in Sheikhupura road accident


At least 25 people were killed and 35 others injured when a coach turned turtle after hitting an electricity poll on Saturday.
According to rescue sources, the Faisalabad-bound passenger bus collided with the poll on the Sheikhupura-Faisalabad Road in Khurrianwala near Sheikhupura.
As a result, 23 people were killed on the spot and 37 others sustained injuries.
Rescue teams reached the scene and shifted the bodies and the injured to District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital Sheikhupura where two more people succumbed to their injuries raising the death toll to 25. Hospital sources said condition of some more injured was serious.
Some of the deceased were identified as Waris and Shahzad from Sialkot, Shakeel and Haider from Samundari and Abdul Razzaq from Faisalabad.