Four Persons Killed As Over-speeding Truck Rams Into School

Four persons killed as over-speeding truck rams into school

MIRPUR (Pakistan Point News - APP - 13th Jan, 2017 ) , : A class teacher and three girl students were crushed to death and over 30 other students injured as an over-speeding truck loaded with goods rammed into a girls school at village Beerpani in Bagh district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. According to officials, "One teacher and three girl students died on the spot and over 30 other students sustained serious injuries as out-of-control truck smashed the road-side school building at remote village of Bagh district", a senior police officer from Bagh told APP over telephone Friday evening.

The school was set up in a rented building on a highway. Immediate probe into tragic accident held failure of breaks responsible for killing of four innocent lives besides injuring others, the official said. The injured were rushed to DHQ Hospital in Bagh where they are being provided with medical aid. AJK Prime Farooq Haider Khan has expressed deep sense of shock and grief over the loss of precious lives and sought inquiry into the accident. He also directed the Bagh hospital authorities for the delivery of all possible treatment facilities for the injured students.