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Three killed, two injured in bus-car collision

SARGODHA: Three youths were killed, while two others sustained severe injuries, as a speeding passenger bus hit a car near Wapda Colony Adhi Kot of Noorpur Thal area on Sunday.

According to rescue sources, five friends identified as Ali Hamza, Zain, Muneeb Raza, Ali and Ahmad, all residents of Bhalwal, were returning to their hometown in a car after picking up a dog from Bhakkar when a bus coming from the opposite direction hit them.

As a result, Hamza, Zain, and Muneeb Raza died on-the-spot, while Ahmad and Ali suffered severe injuries.

Upon receiving information about the accident, the rescue team and concerned police rushed to the scene and extracted the dead bodies and injured ones by cutting the car and shifted them to a nearby hospital.

The police were investigating.