20 injured as passenger bus catches fire

Dadu, Sindh: At least 20 passengers including three women sustained burn injuries when a bus caught fire near here on Monday.

As per details, an air-conditioned bus of Geo Larkana Coach Service was going Karachi from Larkana when fire broke out in its engine at Khuda Abad on Indus Highway. Villagers of nearby areas broke the windows of bus to rescues passengers from flames.

At least 20 passengers suffered burn injuries who were rushed in private vehicles to Civil Hospital Dadu as ambulance vans could not reach there on time. The condition of five injured, Ali Ahmed, Suhrab Chandio, Sudhir Junejo and Ghulam Shabbir Qambrani was termed serious.

The coach along with luggage of passengers was burnt completely and fire tenders reached there when nothing was left to salvage.