Canada Global (Web News) Three people were killed and five others including security personnel were injured when a loaded container overturned at the Torkham border crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Torkham is an important border crossing connecting Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province with Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province. It is the busiest point of entry between the two countries, serving as a major transportation hub.
Rescue officials said that a container loaded with miscellaneous export goods fell on pedestrians at Zero Point. Around eight people, including FC personnel and Afghan nationals, fell under the heavy container.
Two of them died on the spot while the injured have been shifted to Lindi Kotal Hospital for treatment. However, the condition of four of the injured is critical
Traffic was suspended for several hours due to the accident as more than 600 vehicles cross the Torkham border on a daily basis.