- Sheenojis: Charlie Sheen releases personalised emojisHot tips to stay fit and healthyReview; 'The Angry Birds Movie'Veerappan movie review'Phobia' movie reviewReview: 'Waiting' Actors rule the roostSonam, McKellen inaugurate Kashish Film FestivalKaran Johar celebrates birthday with star kidsWhen Salman Khan was in tears while shooting for 'Sultan'Wear the right shoe for the right occasion!
Veteran discuss thrower Seema Antil qualified for the Rio Olympics with a gold medal winni
Bus accident in Pakistan, 25 killed Last Updated : 23 Mar 2013 01:39:53 PM IST
At least 25 people were killed and over 40 others injured on Saturday when a bus overturned after hitting a roadside electricity pylon in Pakistan's Punjab province.
The accident occurred near Sheikhupura city early this morning while the bus was going from Lahore to Faisalabad.
Karamat Ali, an official of the state-run rescue service,told that several women were among the dead.Ali said a passenger told rescue workers that the bus hit an electricity pole after the driver fell asleep at the wheel.
Police officials said the bus was speeding at the time of the accident. Local residents and rescue teams took the injured to a hospital in Sheikhupura.
Some bodies could be removed only after the mangled metal of the bus was cut, rescue officials said.Road accidents are common in Pakistan because of poor infrastructure and disregard of traffic laws.
Twenty-four people were killed on March 16 when a bus carrying soldiers fell into a ravine in northern Pakistan
Source: IANS, Other Agencies, Staff Reporters
For Latest Updates Please-
Join us on
Follow us on
Post Your Comment (0 posted):
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday launched his premium menswear and and accessor
- I am a greedy actor, says Vidya Balan
- SRK takes flight back from work to avoid traffic!
- When Karan Johar got emotional on 'Befikre' set!
- In coming times, all cinemas will be multiplexes: Big B
- Karan-Bipasha open to working together
- Daniel Craig 'exhausted' from playing James Bond
- Poster of Vidya Balan's first Marathi film out
- Harman Baweja's brother's 'personal' video leaked online
The number of people in Britain who have tried e-cigarettes has almost doubled in just two
Virtual dog to teach robots to perform tasks intelligently
The 'World's Ugliest Dog' won a Hero Award for helping people with disabilities
Bones of ancient, extinct species of bison uncovered
Hundreds witness Mercury transit in Delhi, scientists in Srinagar disappointed
Leading astronomers to see 'Transit of Mercury' from Srinagar
In a bid to heat up the premium flagship smartphone segment, Taiwan-based company HTC on T