Four NWA IDPs killed in road mishap

BANNU: Four persons were killed and more than twenty injured when a vehicle carrying IDPs from North Waziristan Agency turned turtle while they were on their way to Bannu on Thursday.

The sources told that the accident occurred at Miranshah Road near Baka Khel area when a tractor trolley overturned while making a hairpin turn due to which four IDPs including two women, a child and a boy lost their lives while 20 others sustained injuries. The injured included eleven children.

The bodies of the deceased and the injured persons were shifted to District Headquarter Hospital.

The victims had fled North Waziristan due to the on-going military operation and were coming to Bannu for shelter.