The injured were rushed to the Lady Reading Hospital where the condition of two was stated to be critical. — Photo by AFP

PESHAWAR: Five persons died and several others were injured in road accident in Charsadda on Monday, police said.

The accident occurred when a bus carrying the civil secretariat employees for Peshawar plunged into a ditch near Kala Dhair in Charsadda district while overtaking a motorcycle.

Five persons died instantly and several others were injured. The injured were rushed to the Lady Reading Hospital where the condition of two was stated to be critical.

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