Six dead, 13 injured in Khuzdar accident


At least six people died while 13 others, including women and children, sustained injuries after a driver lost control of a bus and hit two other buses parked on National Highway in Khuzdar district on Tuesday night.

According to Khuzdar Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ilyas Kabzai, two passengers buses carrying commuters were parked at Naach area due to rain when a third coach hit them, ostensibly due to rain.

Levies officials shifted the bodies and the injured to hospitals, with two of them in serious condition.

Provincial Home Minister Mir Ziaullah Longove, along with Adviser for Education Haji Muhammad Khan Lheri and Adviser for Quetta Development Authority (QDA) Bushra Rind, expressed sorrow over the loss of precious lives in separate statements.

Longove directed the deputy commissioner and health department to facilitate the injured in hospital during treatment. After the incident, an emergency was declared in Khuzdar and Wadh hospitals on direction of the minister.