Police said eight members of a family from officers’ colony Jauharabad were on their way to attend a wedding by rickshaw which collided with a bus of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) coming from the opposite direction near Pul chak No. 15.
As a result, five people died on the spot whereas three others sustained injuries.
Rescue 1122 shifted the injured to DHQ hospital Jauharabad.
Moreover, DPO Khoshab told a private television channel that the driver of the bus had managed to escape. The DPO said police had contacted the atomic energy commission to hand the driver over.