Twelve killed in Pakistan accident
At least 12 people are killed and 25 injured as a bus collides head-on with a trailer in Pakistan's Punjab province.world Updated: Jan 06, 2008 12:03 IST
At least 12 people, including a woman and a child, were killed and 25 injured when a bus collided head-on with a trailer in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday.
The accident occurred near Shahwali in Rajanpur district when the bus, heading from Peshawar to Karachi, tried to overtake a truck on the Indus Highway, reports reaching here said.
The bus collided head-on with the trailer coming from the opposite direction and 12 people were killed instantly.
Police and paramilitary personnel helped remove the bodies and take the injured to a nearby hospital. Ten of the injured, who were in a critical condition, were later sent to Rahimyar Khan and Larkana for treatment.