Funerals held as Gujranwala car crash tally rises to 11

By: News Desk      Published: 11:46 AM, 15 May, 2021
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The tally in the Gujranwala car accident has climbed to 11 as the funeral prayers of the ill-fated family were held in Qila Didar Singh on Saturday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Eight bodies were fished out on Friday when their car plunged into a canal in Khanqah Dogran, Sheikhupura. The family was going to meet relatives in Khanqah Dogran from Qila Didar Singh.

A large number of people attended the funeral prayers. The whole area wore a somber look when coffins of 11 people were lifted together. 

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Among the dead included seven children and three women. 

Seven of them were buried in Qila Didar Singh and four in Hafizabad cemeteries. 

The rescue official said the accident took place due to high speed and lack of a canal bank wall. 

Reporter Zahid Iqbal Rana