Death toll in Lasbela truck-bus crash rises to 27

LASBELA: At least 27 people were killed when a bus burst into flames after crashing with a truck in Lasbela, rescue official said. 

The bus carrying dozens of passengers was heading from Karachi to Panjgur district, when it crashed in Lasbela district.

Four people are under treatment at Karachi’s Civil Hospital. The bodies of the deceased were transported to Edhi’s morgue at Sohrab Goth.

The bodies will be handed over to the bereaved relatives after DNA tests, officials said. 

Deadly traffic accidents are very common in Pakistan owing to reckless driving and the bad condition of roads.

Every year hundreds of people lose their lives in traffic related incidents in the country.