Accident on Indus Highway kills 10 of a family

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SEHWAN: Ten of a family were killed and several others injured when two passenger coaches coming from opposite directions collided with a Suzuki van, on Sunday morning on the Indus Highway near Sann, police said.

SSP Irfan Bahadur said that the collision was caused by over speeding.

All 10 deceased, including six children and three women, were passengers of the pick-up van, which was travelling from Larkana to Sehwan, the police said. The van is reported to have been completely destroyed.

The deceased and injured were rushed to nearby medical facilities for the autopsy, medical treatment respectively.

SSP Bahadur said that the bodies will be handed over to the families of the deceased after postmortem.

Drivers of both the buses fled from the site of the incident and the police said that the search for the suspects is under way.