At least three people were killed and 27 others injured when a bus turned turtle in Punjab’s Rahim Yar Khan district in the wee hours of Wednesday.

According to rescue officials, the accident occurred on Motorway M5 near Iqbalabad Interchange where a bus heading to Karachi from Islamabad overturned when its tyre burst, killing three persons on the spot and wounding 27 others.

Police and rescue teams reached the spot after being informed and shifted the dead and injured to hospital.