HYDERABAD-Ten people including two women were killed while over 15 sustained injuries as a result of collision between a truck and a van in Jhark at Bismillah Chowk, some 50 kilometer away from here, on the national Highway on Thursday. Rescue officials said that injured were shifted to Jhark and Hyderabad Hospitals.
The deceased were identified as Nadir Ali Brohi s/o Mumtaz Ali Brohi, Ghulam Hussain Memon, Mukhtiar Ali,Muhammad Ali,Zulfiqar Ali and Haajiran while Noor Jahan w/o Mukhtiar hailing from Dera Ghazi Khan, Rahila Bhutto Advocate s/o Rab Nawaz Bhutto hailing from Thatta, Ghulam Mustafa s/o Muhammad Ibrahim Junejo, Aziza d/o Muhammad Ibrahim belonging to Hyderabad, Sabir Ali s/o Ghulam Mustafa from Lodhran, Abdul Sattar s/o Muhammad Moosa Khoso from Naushehroferoze, Shoban Ali s/o GHulam Ali from Dadu, Qurban Ali s/o Iqbal from Sadiq Abad, Sikandar s/o Muhammad Mithal Malah (Khairpur) and Karim Bux s/o Sadruddin Khuwaja from Hyderabad sustained injuries.
Meanwhile Sindh Chief Secretary Dr Muhammad Fakhar Alam has sought report about the accident from the Commissioner and also directed the Deputy Commissioner Thatta to provide better treatment to the injured. Senator Sassi Palejo has also expressed deep sense of sorrow over the tragic accident and instructed the district administration to provide better health care to injured and no laxity would be tolerated in this regard.
Sindh Chief Secretary Chief Secretary of Sindh is Fakhre Alam Irfan has taken notice of the road accident that occurred near Thatta on Thursday and sought a report from Commissioner Hyderabad.
According to a statement, the CS directed Deputy Commissioner (DC) Thatta and Rescue 1122 officials to reach the spot. He also issued directions to provide immediate medical facilities to injured persons. He expressed his condolences to the bereaved families of those who died in the accident and prayed for the deceased.