Wednesday, August 17, 2022

At least 13 dead as speeding passenger coach overturns in Sukkur


SUKKUR: At least 13 persons were killed when a passenger coach overturned due to over-speeding near Sukkur, ARY News reported on Thursday.

According to details, the passenger coach going to Karachi from Multan turned turtle at National Highway near Pano Aqil, Sukkur, killing 13 persons on the spot and injuring at least 29

Sources said that an emergency was declared in all hospitals in Rohri, Pano Aqil and Sukkur after the accident. Rescue sources said that the death toll may rise further as several injured were in critical condition.

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According to DC Sukkur, the rescue operation has been completed and the bodies and injured have been shifted to CMH Pano Aqil and Rohri hospitals.

DC Rana Adeel said that the process of identification of the deceased and the injured was underway.

Meanwhile, Sindh Transport Minister Awais Shah showing his grief over the deadly crash added that the administration is in continuous contact with the families of the deceased and the injured.


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