13 die, 32 injured as bus turns turtle near Pano Aqil


At least 13 passengers died and 32 others got injured on Thursday when a speeding bus overturned on the National Highway near Pano Aqil.

According to details, the dead and the injured included women and children. They were shifted to Civil Hospital Sukkur and Taluka Hospital Pano Aqil.

The bus was travelling from Multan to Karachi. Most of the passengers were reportedly asleep at the time of the accident. According to rescue officials, an emergency was declared in Sukkur and Rohri hospitals.

All passengers trapped in the coach have been evacuated, they said. Pakistan Army personnel also provided assistance by rushing to the spot in due time and aiding the rescue operation. —TLTP

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