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9 killed in a horrific traffic accident in Narowal

9 killed in a horrific traffic accident in Narowal
Narowal: 8 schoolchildren and the man driving the rickshaw were killed when a truck carrying rocks overturned in Narowal on Friday morning, GNN reported.

Reportedly, six other students were injured. The accident occurred on Shakargarh Road in Zafarwal.

According to police sources, the driver of the truck was over speeding while trying to avoid potholes; however, his truck fell in one and overturned on a rickshaw carrying schoolchildren.

Total 14 children were riding the rickshaw at the time of accident. Five died on spot while the other children were rushed to the nearby hospital, where three more couldn’t sustain injuries.

The injured children are being given medical treatment, hospital sources reveal.