Seven people were killed and 27 others were injured when a bus overturned on the Motorway near the Salt Range in Kallar Kahar area on Sunday.

The bus was on its way to Raiwand from Nowsehera carrying 80 passengers, part of a Tableeghi (religious preaching) congregation, at the time time of accident.

The accident occurred due to over  speeding, according to police sources.

All injured were shifted to a hospital in Rawalpindi for treatment.

Previously, last year in September,  an accident in the same area had claimed the lives of at least 45 students in a similar accident.

Source: dawn.com