Bus crash in Pakistan kills dozens

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Published: Tuesday 11th November 2014 by The News Editor

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A head-on collision between a passenger bus and a truck in southern Pakistan has killed at least 50 people, police said.

The accident happened near Khairpur district in Sindh province, according to police spokesman Ghulam Jhokhio. He said the cause of the accident was most likely heavy fog.

Mr Jhokhio said the bus was carrying about 70 people. It had left the Swat Valley and was heading to the southern port city of Karachi when it collided with the truck.

Hospital official Jafar Soomro said 14 women and eight children were among the fatalities.

Published: Tuesday 11th November 2014 by The News Editor

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