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Eighteen killed, 35 injured as bus bumps with oil tanker

The ill-fated Karachi-bound bus was hit by the oil tanker from the opposite direction on the Indus Highway near Kohat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.


PTI Last Updated at 04-08-2018 20:12:44 IST Pakistan
Eighteen killed, 35 injured as bus bumps with oil tanker

At least 18 people were killed and 35 others injured when a bus collided head-on with an oil tanker in northwest Pakistan today, authorities said.

The ill-fated Karachi-bound bus was hit by the oil tanker from the opposite direction on the Indus Highway near Kohat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Officials said 18 passengers died of their injuries at the DHQ Hospital, Kohat, while 35 others were admitted under treatment. The dead included men, women, and children.

The police said the incident occurred due to over speeding. The bus was taking passengers from Buner district to Karachi.

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