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    Two oil tankers were turned turtle in a week in Nooriabad, Nawabshah but no casualty

    An oil tanker carrying 40,000 liters of diesel has overturned near Nooriabad today.

    The diesel was being transported from Karachi to Moro when the tanker overturned due to carelessness of the driver.

    The Motorway Police have sealed the area and rescue work has been started. Dust has also been poured on the oil.

    Police officials told that the driver dozed off midway causing taker to overturn.

    The driver could not survive and died, told an eyewitness. Whereas, his helper sustained injuries and both have been transferred to the civil hospital.An oil tanker that was going from Karachi to Punjab turned turtle on National Highway near Qazi Ahmed in Nawabshah today (Saturday) Last week.
    According to initial details, the truck caught fire as soon as it overturned but the driver managed to escape the blaze. The rescue teams have started reaching the scene.
    No loss of human life has been reported so far in the incident. Fire brigade from all over the district has been called to overcome the blaze. According to officials, it will take three to four hours to put out the fire.
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