3 killed, 3 injured in road accident

District General

Sialkot: Two minor girl students and a driver of three wheeler rickshaw were killed and three others received serious injuries in fatal head-on collision between a passenger bus and the rickshaw near village Maalipur main Sialkot-Pasrur Road on Wednesday.

Reportedly, the girls were going back to their homes after giving their annual exams of 9th class on auto rickshaw. Their auto rickshaw collided with a passenger bus coming from the opposite direction, killing two girl students Sumbal and Sobiya with the rickshaw driver Ziafat on the spot, besides, injuring three other students Iqra, Sameena and Lubna seriously.

The injured were admitted at Govt. Allama Iqbal Memorial Teaching Hospital Sialkot in critical condition. DSP Traffic Sialkot Muhammad Waseem Akhtar told the media persons that the Pasrur police have registered a case and further investigations were underway, in this regard.