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Passenger bus overturns near Khairpur; 23 injured

File photo shows the wreckage of a passenger bus following a traffic accident. — File photo
File photo shows the wreckage of a passenger bus following a traffic accident. — File photo

KHAIRPUR: At least 23 people, including women and children, were injured as a passenger bus turned turtle in Khairpur on Wednesday morning.

According to PTV, rescue sources said the speeding bus going from Karachi to Lahore overturned near Babarlo bypass as a result of which 23 passengers sustained injuries.

The injured were rushed to Civil Hospital Sukkur.

Pakistan has a poor road safety record with bad roads, speeding vehicles and poor driving among the contributing factors.


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