Seven killed in traffic accident

August 05, 2019


QUETTA: Seven people were killed and six others injured in a collision between a coach and a pick-up on the Quetta-Chaman Highway in Qila Abdullah district late on Saturday night.

Levies Force officials said the passenger coach was on its way to Karachi from the border town of Chaman when it collided head-on with a pick-up near the Jangle Piralizai refugee camp.

Seven people died and six others, including women and children, were injured, they said.

“We have recovered six bodies from the mangled remains of the vehicles,” the assistant commissioner of Qila Abdullah said.

The injured were removed to the district hospital, they said.

The cause of the accident was being ascertained.

Published in Dawn, August 5th, 2019