20 dead in Balochistan bus accident
Published: August 14, 2011
Twenty people were killed after a passenger bus drove-off the road and plunged into a ravine in Lasbela District in Balochistan on Sunday.
Express 24/7 correspondent Muhammad Kazim reported that the bus fell into a ditch due to overspeeding. Eight people died on the spot, while 12 others succumbed to injuries while being taken to a nearby hospital .
The dead include women and children.
The bus was carrying pilgrims who were traveling from Shah Noorani in Khuzdar to Shahdad Kot in Sindh. They had visited the shrine of Shah Noorani.
The overspeeding vehicle ran off the road as it passed through the Weerab town near Hub city.
Several passengers who survived the accident are being treated in local hospitals.
20 dead in Balochistan bus accident – The Express Tribune