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17 killed in bus accident in Pakistan

world Updated: Jun 21, 2010 12:48 IST
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Seventeen people, including two women and three children, were killed and seven others injured when a mini-bus collided with a truck in northwest Pakistan on Monday.

The speeding mini-bus collided head-on with the truck coming from the opposite direction on the Indus Highway in Karak district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

Two women and three children were among the 17 passengers who died in the accident, police said.

The injured were taken to the district headquarters hospital in Karak.

Most of the dead belonged to Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, police said.