Around 10 passengers reportedly died after a gas cylinder in van exploded, in Gujranwala on Sunday night.
According to rescue officials, seven people suffered injuries and were rushed to DHQ hospital.
Moreover, an operation to pull out more bodies from inside the van is underway.
The police revealed that the vehicle was hit by a mini truck which resulted in the explosion of gas cylinder.
However, the DHQ Hospital medical superintendent also confirmed receiving seven people for treatment.
The Chief Minister of Punjab, Usman Buzdar expressed sorrow over the incident.