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Feb 15, 2015

04:48:21 GMT--Vehicle Accident - Asia - Pakistan

EDIS Number: VI-20150215-47000-PAK

Date / time: 15/02/2015 04:47:36 [UTC]

Event: Vehicle Accident

Area: Asia

Country: Pakistan

State/County: State of Punjab

Location: Muridke

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: 50 person(s)

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: Heavy


As many as 50 people including women and children were injured when a speeding bus turned turtle on Saturday. Rescue sources said that the accident took place on Muridke Road when a Faisalabad-bound passenger bus coming from Shakargarh overturned. As a result of the accident, more than four dozen passengers including women and children sustained wounds. Police and Rescue 1122 personnel rushed to the scene of the accident and shifted the injured to District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital Sheikhpura, where according to hospital sources condition of 15 wounded people was serious.

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