Bus crash in Pakistan kills at least 19 and leaves 50 injured

Bus crash in Pakistan kills at least 19 and leaves 50 injured

Bus carrying pilgrims overturned on a sharp bend in the district of Khuzdar

At least 19 people have died and 50 others were injured after a speeding bus carrying pilgrims overturned on a highway in south-western Pakistan.

The accident happened in Khuzdar, a district in the Baluchistan province, local police official Hafeez Ullah Mengal said. Rescuers transported the dead and injured to a nearby hospital, he added.

The pilgrims were returning to Dadu, a district in the neighboring southern Sindh province, after visiting a shrine of a Sufi saint when the driver lost control on a sharp turn and the bus overturned, he said.

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