3 lifeless, 37 harm as minibus overturns close to Jalalabad
Fazilka, Might 10
Three teenaged college students, together with two ladies, had been killed as a rushing minibus wherein they had been travelling skidded off the highway and overturned in a area close to Mannewala village on the outskirts of Jalalabad at this time.
Fazilka Civil Surgeon Dr Tejwant Singh stated 40 individuals, together with three lifeless, had been dropped at the Jalalabad Civil Hospital. Of the 37 injured, eight crucial ones had been referred to the Faridkot Medical Faculty, 4 to Fazilka and 25 had been being handled at Jalalabad, he added.
In the meantime, sources stated the minibus, carrying over 70 passengers in opposition to the capability of 30, was coming from Roranwali Mandi to Jalalabad.
The deceased — Navjot Kaur, 19, Sunita Rani, 17, and Krishan Singh, 17 — had been all college students and residents of Katianwali village. They’d boarded the ill-fated bus solely 2 km earlier than the accident web site.
The police have registered a case beneath Part 304 of the IPC in opposition to bus driver Amandeep Singh, who fled the spot.
Later, a lot of members of the family and villagers blocked the Fazilka-Ferozepur freeway, demanding sufficient compensation and a authorities job every for the kin of the three victims.