Islamabad, Pakistan (BBN) – At least 34 people including students and teachers were killed more than 50 others wounded in a tragic road accident at the country’s Chakwal district on Tuesday
The accident took place when a bus overturned near Kallar Kahar Chakwal on motorway.
The bus was carrying more than 100 students returning from an excursion when the incident happened on a motorway.
The crash took place near Salt Range due to failure of bus brakes, police said.
All the victims aged between 12 and 20, belonged to Millat Grammar School Faisalabad, according to reports.
So far 17 dead bodies have been sent to Faisalabad while 15 injured students are being treated at Allied Hospital.
Kallar Kahar is a union council and subdivision of Chakwal District in Punjab, Pakistan. It is a tourist destination located 25 kilometres southwest of Chakwal along the motorway. It is notable for its natural gardens, peacocks and a saltwater lake. It is 125 km away from Rawalpindi.
BBN/SSR/AD-27Sept11-11:48 am (BST)