ABBOTTABAD: Five people of a family lost their lives in a traffic accident in Abbottabad on Friday.

The dead also included a woman. The slain persons were identified as Ayesha, Muhammad Shoaib, Shahzada Awan, Arsalan Awan and Naseer Awan. The bodies were shifted to hospital for medico-legal requirements. The cause of the accident was not immediately known.

Meanwhile, 16 people were injured in a road accident in Karak.

A Daewoo bus collided with a trailer in Speena area on Indus Highway, due to which 16 people were injured. Sources said the accident occurred due to trailer’s break failure.

The injured were shifted to KDA Hospital Kohat for treatment.

Most traffic accidents in Pakistan happen due to negligence of drivers and poor condition of roads.