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Four killed and five critically injured in a road accident. Police are investigating the accident. - Dawn File Photo

QUETTA: Four officials, including an inspector of the Crime Branch, were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in overturned near Khuzdar, DawnNews reported.

Five others were also injured when the vehicle travelling to Lasbela from Quetta met with the accident.

Police said Crime Branch officials were travelling to Lasbela to investigate a case. The accident occurred near Khuzdar on the National Highway while the vehicle was turning around a corner but overturned instead.

As a result, one inspector, one head constable and two constables died on the spot. Five other officials, including the DSP, were severely injured and shifted to Khuzdar district hospital for treatment. Two of the injured constables are said to be in a critical condition.

Updated Aug 16, 2012 10:31am

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