NAROWAL: In a tragic incident, eight people, including seven school-going kids, lost their lives when a dumper overturned and fell on a rickshaw in Zafarwal tehsil of Narowal on Friday morning.
According to details, eight other children sustained severe injuries in the mishap and are currently being treated in the Rural Health Centre Zafarwal.
Police said that the dumper carrying stones overturned and fell on a rickshaw at Zafarwal Shakargarh road when the driver made an attempt to overtake the tri-wheeler, leaving eight people dead including seven school children and the rickshaw driver.
The ill-fated rickshaw was carrying 15 children to school in the morning.
The rescue teams rushed to the scene and shifted the bodies and injured to the hospital.
The locals said that the Zafarwal Shakargarh road is in bad condition for the past 10 years which caused such horrible accidents.