Eight die in eastern Pakistan road mishap

January 06, 2014 - 11:49:01 am

ISLAMABAD: At least eight people were killed and several others sustained injuries as a passenger van caught fire after collision with tractor-trolley in Eastern Pakistan today, (Geo News) reported.

Rescue sources said due to severe fog, a Lahore-bound passenger van collided with a tractor-trolley, loaded with sugarcane- at Phalian round-about.

Several others including women and children sustained injuries. The dead and injured were shifted to tehsil hospital.

The rescue team has extinguished the fire. (QNA)