Four people crushed to death in tragic incident in Islamabad by Kashmala Tariq family

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Four people crushed to death in tragic incident in Islamabad by Kashmala Tariq family

ISLAMABAD – At least four people crushed to death in a tragic accident at G-11 signal on Srinagar Highway in the federal capital when a VIP motorcade of Waqas Khan ran a red light and rammed into pedestrians.

Sources said Waqas Khan and son Azlan Khan were reportedly riding a black SUV, with a government number plate. Five vehicles were part of the VIP motorcade.

The SUV broke the G-11 signal and was speeding on the highway, a police officer said. The deceased were identified as Anas, Faisal, Haider, and Farooq were killed in the accident, they had come from Mansehra in search of jobs, the officer added.

The Islamabad police also confirmed the arrest of the driver. Vehicles have been taken into custody and action will be taken in accordance with the law, the statement further added.

A case has been registered under 322 (punishment for murder without intention), 279 (rash driving or riding on a public way), 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees), and 337G (punishment for hurt by rash or negligent driving) of the PPC in Model Police Station Ramna.

On the other hand, two persons were also injured in the accident. The dead and injured were shifted to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Hospital.