Four of a family killed, three injured in road accident

KHAIRPUR: Four people, including two women, were killed and three others injured in a road accident near Khairpur-Larkana Bridge on Thursday.

A family of Mehrani community belonging to village Muhammad Ramzan Mehnari of taluka Kotdiji, district Khairpur, was coming to their village in a car after visit to the shrine of Saad Moosani when their vehicle collided with a Mazda truck near Khairpur-Larkana bridge.

As a result, four people, including Hakim Zadi Mehrani, Ashiq Ali Mehrani, Illahi Bux Mehrani and Suhini Mehrani were killed on the spot, while three other women, Ghouri, Ameeran and Shamshad Mehrani sustained severe injuries. The bodies and injured were brought to Chandka Medical College Hospital Larkana for medico-legal formalities.

Police have impounded the truck and arrested its driver. Further investigation was underway.