At least 4 killed as bus overturns in Karachi

Sourecs say a dozen others suffered injuries


Our Correspondent February 09, 2017
People gather around a bus which overturned on Karachi's University Road on Thursday, February 9, 2017. SCREENGRAB

KARACHI: At least four people, including three women and a child, were killed while a dozen others injured on Thursday as a passenger-carrying vehicle overturned in Karachi.

The incident apparently occurred due to over speeding near the Urdu Science University on the University Road, which is currently under construction, sources told The Express Tribune.

Soon after the incident, police and rescuers arrived at the scene and shifted the injured to the city's Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for emergency medical treatment.

A few days ago, an Urdu Science University student was hit by a speeding bus on the same road.

CM orders inquiry

Meanwhile, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah while expressing deep sorrow over loss of lives, ordered the IG police to submit an inquiry report in the incident. The CM also ordered arrest of the bus driver.

COMMENTS (3)

Syeda Ali | 4 years ago | Reply These buses are the biggest nuisance when it comes to traffic issues in karachi. Their condition is not at suitable for anyone to travel.
ahmed ali | 4 years ago | Reply the fitness certificate should also be checked ...
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