CHINIOT (Staff Report) – As many as five people died and two others were injured in a road accident near Cniniot on Saturday.

According to rescue brigade sources, the ill-fated van collided with a dumper trailer coming from opposite direction.

Numerous members of the same family lost their lives in the accident.

Rescue teams also confirmed three women are included in deceased people.

The injured people were shifted to Chiniot district headquarters hospital, where are in critical condition.