Punjab & Region

3 youngsters killed as bus skids off highway in Jalalabad, 30 injured

The Fact News Service
Fazilka, May 10

Three teenagers were killed when the minibus they were traveling in skidded off-road and overturned in the fields near Mannewala village on the outskirts of Jalalabad town of Fazilka district in Punjab on Tuesday.

Fazilka SSP Bhupinder Singh Sidhu has confirmed the death of three persons. Sources said the overcrowded minibus, carrying more than 70 passengers against a capacity of 25, was coming from Roranwali Mandi to Jalalabad. As it reached near Mannewala village, the driver lost control over the vehicle and it fell into the agricultural fields.

As per information, the accident was reported at 8.45 am on Tuesday. According to preliminary reports, 30 persons also sustained injuries in the accident.