CHAKWAL: In a tragic road accident, thirty-four persons including students and teachers lost their lives while more than 50 got injured, Geo News reported Tuesday. The accident took place when a bus overturned near Kallar Kahar Chakwal on motorway.
According to police, the crash took place near Salt Range due to failure of bus brakes. The bus was carrying more than 100 students returning from an excursion when the incident happened on a motorway. All the victims aged between 12 to 20, belonged to Millat Grammar School Faisalabad.
Heirs identified 33 dead bodies while one student could not be identified whose dead body has been handed over to Faisalabad Assistant Commissioner.
DCO Faisalabad while condoling the incident announced a holiday today. All education institutes, offices and markets would remain closed across the district.
So far 17 dead bodies have been sent to Faisalabad while 15 injured students are being treated at Allied Hospital.