3 killed, 15 hurt as two oil tankers collide near Nawabshah

NAWABSHAH: Three persons were killed and 15 others sustained injuries when two oil carrying tankers collided near Nawabshah.

Huge fire erupted as two tankers collided with full impact, leaving several vehicles gutted. More than 100 goats present in a mini bus also burned to death.

According to police, the accident occurred at Sakrand Bypass when two oil tankers hit each other. The ensuing fire engulfed 6 tractor trolleys and one mini bus.

The injured were rushed to People’s Medical Hospital and Sakrand Hospital where condition of 5 is said to be critical.