8 killed, 22 injured as bus overturns near Lasbela

8 killed, 22 injured as bus overturns near Lasbela


LASBELA: At least eight persons were killed and 22 other were wounded when a bus overturned in Othal area near Lasbela, a coastal district of Balochistan province, in the wee hours of Wednesday.

According to detailed information, bad luck buses have to go from Quetta to Karachi. The bus turned into a tortoise when it arrived in Otar near Las Bella, killing 8 people and wounding 22 people on the spot.

Rescue teams reached the spot after getting information and shifted the dead and injured to hospital. According to rescue teams, two Levies personnel were also among the dead.

Pakistan’s fatal traffic accident record is one of the worst in the world. Fast and reckless driving, poor road infrastructure and lack of safety precautions can lead to a large number of accidents.

The high accident rate is usually attributed to many U-turns and dangerous turns on major roads. Experts believe that 35% of road accidents are caused by road design errors.

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