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10 dead, 1,032 injured in 943 road accidents.

LAHORE -- Ten persons were killed and 1,032 others sustained injuries in road accidents in the province during the last 24 hours.

The Punjab Emergency Service (PES) commonly known as Rescue-1122, responded to 943 road crashes in all 36 districts of Punjab.

As many as 610 seriously injured people were shifted to different hospitals while 422 with minor

injuries were provided first aid on-the-spot.

The PES data showed that 446 drivers, 28 underage drivers, 140 pedestrians and 456 passengers were among the victims of the road accidents.

According to statistics, 211 road accidents were reported in Lahore, which affected 220 persons, placing the provincial capital at top of the list, followed by 108 in Faisalabad with 123 victims and Multan at third with 69 accidents and 71 victims.

The data showed that 761 motorbikes, 128 auto-rickshaws, 95 motorcars, 51 vans, 12 passenger buses, 34 trucks and 115 other types of vehicles and slow-moving carts were involved in these accidents.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
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Date:Dec 5, 2018
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