Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and four others injured in a road accident in Pakistan’s Punjab province.
The accident took place on Saturday evening in Jhelum district’s Pind Dadan Khan area, reports Xinhua news agency.
A passenger van, heading to a village in the neighbouring district of Chakwal, hit a loaded dumper truck coming from the opposite directions.
Five women were among the dead, while the injured included two children, according to local media reports.
Rescue teams rushed to the spot and the injured were taken to a nearby hospital.
Police has registered a case against the truck driver who fled the scene.