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37 killed as bus collides with tanker in Pakistan

At least 37 people were killed and six injured when a bus collided with a tanker in central Pakistan, officials said on Tuesday.

world Updated: Sep 30, 2008 14:48 IST

At least 37 people were killed and six injured when a bus collided with a tanker in central Pakistan, officials said on Tuesday.



The accident occurred late Monday near the town of Muzaffargarh in the Punjab province.



The speeding bus ploughed into the tanker on a narrow road near a bridge under construction. Following the collision the vehicle caught fire, Tariq Javed Malik, the district coordination officer, said.



Among the victims were nine women and three children.