Van-truck collision kills 13 in Pakistan

| Updated: Jul 30, 2017 22:17 IST

Hassan Abdal [Pakistan], July 30 (ANI): At least 13 persons were killed and several others injured on Sunday in a truck and a passenger van collision at Abbottabad Chowk on Hassan Abdaal road in Pakistan's Punjab province. The van which was travelling from Rawalpindi to Peshawar crashed with a truck coming from the opposite direction at Abbottabad Chowk and caught fire after hitting a gas pipeline following collision with the truck, Dunya News reported. The injured persons were admitted to nearby hospitals. Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif expressed grief over loss of lives in the incident and directed the concerned authorities to submit a report on the accident. (ANI)