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Groom killed as car collides with truck near Hyderabad

The body of a newborn girl was found on the road. Source; FILE.

KARACHI: A groom was killed and four other were wounded when their car struck a truck at the Motorway M-9 near Hyderabad.

According to details, the accident occurred near Nooriabad Power Cement Factory on the motorway when the groom was heading to Malir for the wedding. The driver of the car carrying groom Muhmmad Junaid Qazi and other wedding guests lost control of the vehicle and collided with a truck.

The 30-year-old groom Junaid was killed on the spot while four other were injured. Police and rescue teams reached the spot and shifted the dead and injured to Civil Hospital Hyderabad.

In another incident, seven members of the same family were killed in a road accident in Burewala located in Vehari district of Punjab.

According to rescue officials, an overspeeding truck hit a car near Kachi Paki Road Chak 463. The deceased including three children and two women. The rescue teams reached the spot and moved the bodies to the nearby medical facility.

Last month, six members of a family had died in a car crash after a speeding vehicle ran into a roadside tree in the Mohsinwal area. The car speeding on Jindiali Road crashed into the tree instantly killing six people of a family including two women and two minors.