18 killed, 23 injured in bus-tanker collision in Pakistan

Baku, August 5, AZERTAC

At least 18 people were killed and 23 were severely injured when a passenger bus collided with an oil tanker on the Indus Highway, near Lachi, Pakistan on Saturday evening, according to The Express Tribune.

The death toll was confirmed by Rescue 1122 spokesperson Bilal Ahmad Faizi.

According to police, the bus was on its way to Karachi from Buner district of Malakand Division when the accident took place.

Both the vehicles were severely damaged. The roof of the bus had to be cut through to pull out the bodies and injured passengers that were shifted to Liaquat Memorial Hospital and KDA Hospital in Kohat.

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