KHUZDAR: Eight people, including a minor girl, were killed and 22 others injured in an accident on the Quetta-Karachi highway near the Zawa area of Khuzdar on Friday night.
Sources said on Saturday that a passenger coach going from Quetta to Karachi collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction.
Soon after receiving information security personnel and rescue workers rushed to the area and shifted the bodies and the injured to the Khuzdar Teaching Hospital. The injured in a serious condition were later referred to the Combined Military Hospital, Khuzdar, and a hospital in Karachi.
Deputy Commissioner of Khuzdar district retired Major Ilyas Kibzai said that five passengers died on the spot and the other three during treatment in the hospital.

Source: Dawn


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