Five of a family killed in road accident


KHAIRPUR: Five members of a family were killed and two others injured in a road accident near Kumb on Monday.

A family of Jamali community was on its way to its native village Roojhan Jamali in Balochistan from Nawabshah when its car they were travelling in collided with a trailer-truck coming from opposite side near village Jado Juno on Kumb-Nawabshah road, killing Gul Mohammad Jamali, Dur Mohammad Jamali, Mohammad Yakoob Jamali, Abdul Latif Jamali and Mst Razul Jamali on the spot, while her two children were injured. The injured were brought to Civil Hospital Gambat, where their condition was stated to be serious.

The bodies were shifted to Roojhan Jamail, Balochistan by Edhi ambulance after conduction of legal formalities by police. The trailer-truck driver escaped from the scene soon after incident. Kumb police have impounded the trailer-truck and registered the case. Further investigation was underway by police.