According to details a dumper Number E9618C was heading towards Sialkot with sand load
from nullah Dek and crushed a motorcycle near Malipur killing the motor biker Mohammad Shahbaz on the spot whereas Asghar and Shabeer injured seriously.
However, with the shoreline enhancement that has occurred in Ocean City in the time since 1968, the sand load
over the pipe has been documented to be up to a maximum depth of 21 feet underneath the dunes.
TIMBER SEIZED: Chakdara police on Sunday foiled a bid to smuggle timber hidden in sand loaded
in a mini truck and seized 19 pieces of timber.
On Sunday morning a sand loaded
dumper was heading towards Lahore from Sargodha when it collided with a Mazda coming from the opposite direction resultantly killing three persons Tabish Ali, Mohammad Tariq and Naeem Abbas on the spot.
In another accident two persons were wounded when sand loaded
truck overturned in Takht Abad area of Barang tehsil.
With high sand loads
, it said, it will be extremely difficult to permanently restore channels to conditions that existed prior to the eruption.
While some of the sand smugglers fled the spot, the officials caught Raju Gujjar, a local resident, with a sand loaded
"The explosives concealed in the sand loaded
onto the cart was detonated with the help of a remote controlled device," local administration official Syed Ahmed Jan told AFP by telephone.