Horrific six-car pile-up claims 5 lives in Abbottabad


ABBOTTABAD, Apr 29: At least five people were killed while 18 others sustained severe wounds as six cars rammed into each other in Abbottabad on Saturday morning.

According to sources, a horrific pile-up between two trailers, three cars and one passenger bus took place near Havelian after which police arrived at the spot and started rescue process.

The bodies and injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital where doctors said that majority of the victims are in critical condition.

The crash has caused severe traffic jam at Karakoram however, reason behind the mishap is yet to be ascertained.

Fatal road accidents are common in Pakistan as the statistics present a shocking picture that more than 15 people die every day in close to 9,000 road accidents every year in the country.

Rare enforcement of traffic rules and poor condition of roads in many rural areas, reckless driving and neglecting road safety measurements are all cause of increasing road crashes.


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