MUZAFFARGARH: Five women were killed while five others sustained serious injuries when a tractor-trolley turned turtle in Muzaffargarh, ARY News reported on Sunday.
According to rescue sources, about 30 women were going for cotton picking by a tractor-trolley when it overturned while trying to cross another tractor-trolley near Head Taunsa.
Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of lives in a road accident.
He also directed the authorities concerned to extend the best possible medical care to the injured people.
According to rescue sources, the incident occurred due to head-on collision between bus and trailer, resulting in the killing of eight people who died on the spot.