Dozens die in Pakistan road crash | News | Al Jazeera

Dozens die in Pakistan road crash

Bus catches fire after colliding with milk tanker near city of Muzaffargarh.

    Police are still trying to identify many of the victims of the accident [AFP]


    "By the grace of God, 21 people escaped from the bus after the accident, seven were injured, three were sent to Muzaffargarh hospital and four to Multan."

    He said most of the deaths occurred as passengers were sleeping when the bus caught fire.

    Fatal road accidents are common in Pakistan, where disregard for traffic rules is widespread.

    Muzaffargarh lies about 75km northwest of Multan, which is the main city in the country's eastern Punjab province.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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