Six killed, 12 injured in coach-truck collision




At least six people including women were killed and 12 others injured in collision between passenger coach and a truck here on Sunday.

Police said that an over speeding passenger coach and a truck collided near Lachi area of Kohat district.

Four women among six people were killed on the spot in the accident while 12 others were injured.

The bodies and injured were shifted to hospital where according to hospital sources condition of some more wounded people was critical and it was feared that death toll could rise further.

At least three people were killed and a dozen others sustained injuries after a bus and trailer collided with each other in Toba Tek Singh district of the Punjab province, police said on Sunday.

According to rescue sources, the incident occurred near a road leading to Samundri when a trailer smashed a fast-moving passenger bus, leading to a tragic accident.

“Three people have so far died in the incident while 12 others are currently being treated for their injuries, with some said to be in a critical condition,” the rescue sources said as they shifted the injured to a nearby district hospital.—INP

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