15 confirmed dead as passenger bus falls in ditch near Hassan Abdal
ATTOCK: At least 15 people have confirmed died in a grim accident on Monday near Hasan Abdal’s Buran Interchange as a passenger bus bound for Mardan fell into a ditch while saving a car from crashing into it, ARY News reported.
The bus made a departure from Lahore to reach Mardan but on the way as it crossed Hassan Abdal, the bus met a calamity and plunged into a ditch.
According to the details on the unfortunate incident, the rescue officials have so far recovered the bodies of 15 people on board.
The injured are being shifted to a nearby hospital in Attock district, the rescue officials confirmed.
Separately from the calamity front, as the Covid rampaging launched into its third, more destructive, wave the consequences have been horrifying as only a 48-hour period today the country has endured 30 infections in health workers alone who fight in the frontlines against the global pandemic.
With these new infections in the health personnel reported in this period today, the total number of healthcare workers to have been directly affected nationwide by the virus now reaches 16,035, according to the sources inside the federal health department.