Accident

PESHAWAR, November 11: About 57 people have died and 15 injured when a passenger bus travelling from Peshawar to Karachi collided with a trailer in Khairpur, Sindh province.

The Khairpur Police told local media that the accident took place in the morning. They said those killed include 18 children, 21 women and 17 men.

Emergency was declared in nearest hospitals and doctors say three of the injured are in critical condition.

Local residents said the accident took place because the bus driver mistakenly drove the vehicle from a petrol pump towards the main road while ignoring the trailer that was moving on the road and hit the bus from behind.

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