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Sehwan mishap: Minister suspends Six officers over negligence

Maulana Asad Mahmood, the federal minister for communications, suspended six officers on Friday in response to the tragic Sehwan Sharif road accident.

Due to insufficient security measures, they have been determined to be accountable for the tragedy. Yesterday evening, they were at fault for a tragic road accident in Sehwan Sharif. At least 20 members of a family were killed in the accident, and numerous other people were hurt.

The minister, who is currently in Russia, made a late-night call to Secretary Communication Captain (Retired), Khurram Agha, to get more information about the incident.

Member NHA Munir Memon and DIG Motorway Police Javed Ali visited the crime scene today per the instructions of Maulana Asad Mehmood.

Four NHA and two Motorway Police officers were found negligent, according to the team. The minister received this inquiry report via the internet.

Taking immediate action, Maulana Asad Mahmood directed the secretary to suspend the officers involved in negligence.

Capt. Khurram Agha, the federal secretary of communications, suspended six officers after receiving the order. Abdul Qadoos Sheikh, Director NHA South, Dadu Zulfikar Sheikh, Akhlaq Haider Shah, Assistant Director, and Inspector Abid Hussain were all placed on administrative leave.

Additionally ODSP Motorway Police Israr Ali and Motorway Police Inspector Sajid Shah were also suspended.

A passenger van crash on the Indus Highway close to the Sehwan toll plaza resulted in at least 20 fatalities and 13 injuries.

Eight women and 12 children, including six boys and six girls between the ages of 10 and 15, were among the deceased.

The minister also instructed the secretary of communications to discipline every officer within the department.

The van accident victims have been named in the interim.

Mahmooda, Musamat Suna, Musamat Bhimbal, Benazir, Juman, Leela, Shahida, Musamat Soonh, Madia, Allah Dini, Noman, Dilshad, Allah Dino, Usman, Mahboob, and Shahnawaz were among the deceased, according to hospital sources.

The deceased were members of the Phulputo community who were on their way to the Qalandar Lal Shahbaz shrine when the van they were riding in was involved in a fatal accident.

A passenger van crash on the Indus Highway close to the Sehwan toll plaza resulted in at least 20 fatalities and 13 injuries.

Eight women and 12 children, including six boys and six girls between the ages of 10 and 15, were among the deceased.

Pavan Manzoor
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Pavan Manzoor is an experienced content writer , editor and social media handler along with a track record of youth-oriented activities in Pakistan and abroad. She was selected as a fully-funded delegate as a leadership fellow in Turkey. She also led a team of 5 volunteers at the week-long Young Professionals Fellowship in Maldives. She is also a member of the Youth Standing Committee on Higher Education.

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