Death toll rises to 14 in Indus Highway road accident


The death toll of the accident on the Indus Highway in Jamshoro raised to 14, as five more victims succumbed to injuries in the local hospital on Thursday.

The Jamshoro police informed, 15 injured passengers were under treatment and many of them had been shifted to Liaquat University Hospital (LUH) from government hospital Manjhand, a rural town where the fatal accident took place as a result of collision between a passenger coach and truck

The coach was plying from Vehari to Karachi while the truck, bearing registration number TKM-422, was coming from the opposite direction.The fatal mishap resulted the deaths of 10 people initially but the toll increased over the next few hours.

The dead bodies were also shifted to the morgue in Liaquat University Hospital Hyderabad.—APP

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