Six, including women, kids, killed in accident

Five persons seriously wounded in another accident in the same area


Mohammad Zafar March 04, 2018
PHOTO: FILE

QUETTA: Six passengers, including women and children, were killed and over 20 others injured in a coalition between a passenger coach and a truck at Zero Point in Uthal area of Lasbela district on Saturday.

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Levies officials said that a Karachi-bound passenger coach coming from Quetta collided with a truck loaded with fruit, some 20km from Uthal Town, killing six people, including three women and a child. Twenty persons travelling in the coach and the truck received injuries.
Deputy Commissioner Lasbela, Shabbir Mengal rushed to the site along with security personnel and rescue teams and shifted the bodies and injured to the district hospital. The seriously injured, including women and children, were referred to hospitals in Karachi.

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In another incident, five persons were seriously injured after a passenger bus and a wagon collided in the same Zero Point area. The bus was on its way to Karachi from Lakhara, while the wagon was on its way to Khuzdar from Hub. The injured were shifted to district hospital Uthal.

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