KASHMORE: Five persons were killed and 20 others injured when a Muzaffargarh bound over speeding passenger bus overturned here on Sunday.

According to the details, the incident took place when an over speeding coach lost control in its bid to avoid an accident and turned turtle in the suburbs of the Kashmore district.

The rescue teams rushed to the spot and shifted the dead and the wounded to a Rahim Yar Khans District Head Quarter (DHQ) hospital.

The deceased and injured include women children.

However, the driver of the unfortunate bus has managed to escape from the scene.