Eight burnt to death, six scorched as van catches fire in Attock

At least eight people were burnt to death and six others scorched as passenger van in Attock caught fire on Monday.

Rescue sources said that a Peshawar bound passenger van coming from Rawalpindi caught fire after its gas cylinder burst apart on motorway near Chach Interchange in Attock.

As a result of fire eight passengers were burnt to death while six others were scorched.

The bodies and scorched passengers were shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities where condition of some wounded people was stated to be critical.

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