Bus, truck collision in Khairpur kills 13

KHAIRPUR: As many as 13 people were killed and more than 20 injured early Wednesday morning when a passenger bus collided with a truck in Khairpur.

According to the reports, the accident took place on the Mehran National Highway near Setharja town of Khairpur district in Sindh, around 400 kilometres from the provincial capital Karachi.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Fida Hussain Aiwan told that the bus was traveling from Multan to Karachi when it collided with the truck near Setharja.

As a result of the accident, six passengers lost their lives on the spot.

The wounded were shifted to hospitals in nearby areas for emergency treatment, where seven of the injured succumbed to their injuries. The dead also included two women.