Home International Pakistan News: Big accident in Pakistan, 17 passengers killed in bus fire

Pakistan News: Big accident in Pakistan, 17 passengers killed in bus fire

Image Source : India TV
Bus Fire

Highlights

  • The incident took place in Nooriabad city, about 90 km from Karachi.
  • The bus was carrying more than 50 flood victims
  • Death toll may increase

Pakistan News: There is news of a painful accident in Pakistan. It is reported that 17 passengers died after a fire broke out in a bus here. According to the information, a sudden fire broke out in a bus in Sindh district of Pakistan, due to which 17 people in the bus were burnt alive. The incident took place on Wednesday in Nooriabad town, about 90 km from Karachi. Pak officials confirmed that at least 17 people were killed and 20 others injured when a bus going to Khairpur Nathan Shah area caught fire on the highway near Nooriabad on Wednesday evening. Eight children are also included among those who died in the incident.

The bus was carrying more than 50 flood victims

Police said the intercity bus was carrying over 50 flood victims, who were staying in makeshift shelters in Karachi. All of them were returning to their homes in flood-hit Khairpur Nathan Shah when the accident happened. The bus suddenly caught fire on the M-9 motorway near Nooriabad and near Jamshoro and Hyderabad, the official said. At present, the bodies of the dead have been sent for post-mortem and the injured have been admitted to the hospital for treatment.

Death toll may increase

Pakistani police said that the cause of the fire is not yet officially known. By the way, according to media reports, the fire is said to be caused by a defect in the air-conditioning system of the coach, which engulfed the entire bus. It is feared that the death toll may increase. Sindh Parliamentary Health Secretary Qasim Soumro confirmed the death toll, saying that at least 12 of the victims were minors, aged 15 years or less. All the passengers on the bus were residents of the same village of Khairpur Nathan Shah. Some passengers jumped from the bus to escape the fire.

Victims’ families will get help

Sindh province Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Jamshoro to immediately reach the spot with an ambulance. He said in a statement that the administration would extend all help to the families. CM Murad has also summoned the investigation report of the incident.

Latest World News

Breaking news in Hindi Hindi News on India TV Read the latest news, live news updates and special stories from India and abroad and keep yourself up-to-date. Click for Asia News in Hindi Foreign section

RELATED ARTICLES

The United Nations condemned the cruel punishments, the Taliban got angry, said ‘insult to the religion of Islam’

United Nations On Physical Punishment: A few weeks back a woman in Afghanistan had hanged herself to avoid punishment by the Taliban. The...

Baloch terrorists threatened Pakistan police, officers retreated from six police stations

Islamabad : A gang of dreaded criminals under the umbrella of a banned terrorist group in Pakistan on Friday threatened to attack six police...

Deadly attack can happen again, three criminals can target

Imran Khan Attacked: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday (26 November) alleged that "three criminals" involved in...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Lionel Messi’s Thunderous Strike That Helped Argentina Keep World Cup Hopes Alive. Watch | football news

Lionel Messi's dream of matching late great Diego Maradona's Argentina legacy lives on. The seven-time Ballon d'Or-winning forward pulled level with Maradona on...

Lionel Messi On Target As Argentina Beat Mexico To Keep World Cup Hopes Alive | football news

Lionel Messi helped keep Argentina's World Cup bid alive with the first goal in a 2-0 victory over Mexico on Saturday. Defeat to...

The United Nations condemned the cruel punishments, the Taliban got angry, said ‘insult to the religion of Islam’

United Nations On Physical Punishment: A few weeks back a woman in Afghanistan had hanged herself to avoid punishment by the Taliban. The...

Baloch terrorists threatened Pakistan police, officers retreated from six police stations

Islamabad : A gang of dreaded criminals under the umbrella of a banned terrorist group in Pakistan on Friday threatened to attack six police...

Recent Comments