Twelve killed as van rams into gas pipeline

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ATTOCK: A passenger van rammed into a gas pipeline in Hasan Abdal Sunday morning, resulting in the deaths of 12 people.

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The deadly accident took place on Abbotabad Chowk in Attock. The van, travelling from Rawalpindi to Peshawar, crashed into the gas pipeline on the roadside, after which eight people perished in the fire. Rescue workers shifted four others to the hospital, who succumbed to their injuries.

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The bodies are still lying in the burnt vehicle. According to the fire brigade, a number of people are also stuck inside the van. Hospital sources said that women and children are also among the deceased. Meanwhile, the fire has been extinguished.

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Story first published: 30th July 2017

Originally Posted on SamaaNews

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