GUJRANWALA: At least five passengers have been reported killed and seven others hurt as a speedy van over turned and its gas cylinder blasted in Gujranwala today, SAMAA reported on Wednesday.
According to details, this Lahore bound passenger van started its travel from Gujranwala and when it reached near Aimanabad on G.T. road, the driver lost its control and the van over turned there.
According to eye witnesses, the speedily van tried to save a bi-cycle rider and over turned near Aimanabad; immediately after crash the gas cylinder blasted and fire engulfed the van.
Five passengers including two women died on the spot and seven others sustained burn injuries.
The local people gathered around the burning van in a large number while heavy contingents of the police and rescue teams rushed to scene.
According to police officials, the volunteers moved seven critically burnt passengers to Civil Hospital in Gujranwala where four are in serious condition. SAMAA