HYDERABAD: Five passengers including a woman were killed while seven others injured in an accident between van and truck on Indus Highway near Khanote, some 50 kilometers off here on Friday night.
According to Edhi Foundation, the speedy van coming to Hyderabad hit a truck while overtaking and overturned.
The deceased and injured persons were rushed to Taluka Hospital Manjhad. The names of the deceased and injured could not be ascertained as yet, the Edhi volunteers informed.
In the meantime an official hand out said chief minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah was grieved over the loss of lives in the accident and prayed for deliverance of the departed souls and early recovery of the injured.
He also extended sympathies to the bereaved families.