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18 killed in road accident in Pakistan

At least 18 people were killed and another 30 hospitalised after a road accident early today in Pakistan's southern province of Sindh, police and rescue officials said.


PTI Pakistan
Updated: 16-07-2018 10:13 IST
18 killed in road accident in Pakistan

The bus had stopped on the National Highway to change a deflated tyre when the speeding trailer bumped into it from behind, they said. (Image Credit: Twitter)

At least 18 people were killed and another 30 hospitalised after a road accident early today in Pakistan's southern province of Sindh, police and rescue officials said.

The accident took place when a speedy trailer rammed into a bus, carrying people from a wedding party, in Hala area of Hyderabad district, the police said.

The bus had stopped on the National Highway to change a deflated tyre when the speeding trailer bumped into it from behind, they said.

The police said 18 people were killed in the accident. Officials at the Edhi ambulance service said that they shifted 30 injured to Hala and Hyderabad civil hospitals. Road accidents are common in Pakistan. Most of them are caused due to reckless driving and bad roads.

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COUNTRY : Pakistan

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