Seven injured in road accidents as fog envelops plains of Punjab

Pic09-026 LAHORE: Nov 09 – Thick blanket of smog has continued to wreak havoc in parts of Punjab as flight and train operations remained suspended on Thursday morning. The routine activities of the public suffered a setback as fog engulfed the province. The traffic flow also got affected and created problems for the people as they failed to reach their destination on time. ONLINE PHOTO by Malik Sajjad

LAHORE: At least seven people were injured as heavy fog blanketed plains of Punjab on Friday morning.

A passenger bus overturned near Dera Ghazi Khan due to low visibility leaving seven people injured.

Motorway police advised people to avoid travelling due to low visibility, adding that people should use fog lights while driving cars.

Early on Thursday, fog-related traffic accidents led to the death of one individual and several others getting injured in various cities of Punjab.

Dense fog enveloped most of Punjab plains on Thursday morning, affecting the visibility range and causing problems for normal life.

One man- as yet unidentified- was killed in a road accident in Toba Tek Singh and a score of people were injured after at least 10 vehicles crashed into each other on Kasur Road in Lahore.

Similarly, several people sustained injuries when a passenger van and bus turned turtle in Rahim Yar Khan and Sheikhupura respectively.

Moreover, various sections of the Motorway were closed for all kind of vehicular traffic due to dense fog. The commuters and vehicle drivers were advised to drive vehicles cautiously on the road and turn on fog lights while driving.


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