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Pakistan: Passenger bus collides with oil tanker, 20 die Pakistan Accident
Multan Commissioner Amir Khattak Twitter page

Pakistan: Passenger bus collides with oil tanker, 20 die

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 16 Aug 2022, 09:52 am

At least 20 people died and six others were hurt when a  passenger bus collided with an oil tanker on the Multan-Sukkur Motorway (M-5) in Pakistan on Tuesday, media reports said.

Multan Deputy Commissioner Tahir Wattoo confirmed to Dawn News that the incident in a statement, saying that the passenger bus, which was travelling from Lahore to Karachi, hit the oil tanker from the rear side at Jalalpur Peerwala interchange on the motorway.

Fire erupted after the collision occurred.

Multan Commissioner Amir Khattak later confirmed the incident and shared images of the collision on Twitter.

Meanwhile, DawnNewsTV quoted a motorway police spokesperson as saying the tanker was carrying thousands of litres of petrol.

He added that the apparent cause of the accident was the bus driver falling asleep.