8 killed, 15 injured in coach-truck collision

LASBELLA: Eight passengers were killed and 15 others sustained injuries when a coach collided with a truck near Bela along RCD highway Thursday.

According to details a passenger coach form Quetta on its way to Karachi collided with a truck form behind at Well Pat near Bela along RCD highway in wee hours today. Truck was loaded with stones.

As a result three passengers died instantly and more than 20 sustained injuries.

On information Assistant Commissioner Bela Shah Fahad along with Tehsildar and Levies contingent and others reached the scene of accident. They removed dead and wounded to District Headquarters hospital Uthal by Edhi ambulances.

Other injured succumbed to their injuries on way to Karachi from Bela and in Karchi hospital. They included Omar (Kech), Abdul Wahid (Karachi), Atta Muhammad (Quetta), Muhammad Rahim (Quetta), Ali Muhammad (Quetta), Coach Driver Inayatullah (Khuzdar) and others. Dead bodies were shifted to Edhi Trust Coal House in Sohrab Goth, Karachi.

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