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20 Killed, 13 Injured As Bus Plunges Into Ravine in Southwest Pakistan

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Last Updated: July 03, 2022, 17:52 IST

QUETTA (Pakistan)

The ravine is some 350 kilometres north of Quetta.
(Representational Image/News18)

The ravine is some 350 kilometres north of Quetta. (Representational Image/News18)

The road crash also injured another 13 people aboard the bus that was travelling from the garrison city of Rawalpindi to Quetta, the capital of southwestern Balochistan province

A passenger bus plunged into a ravine in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday killing 20 people, a government official said.

The road crash also injured another 13 people aboard the bus that was travelling from the garrison city of Rawalpindi to Quetta, the capital of southwestern Balochistan province, said Ijaz Jaffar, deputy commissioner of Sherani district.

The ravine is some 350 kilometres north of Quetta.

Poor road infrastructure and rash driving often cause deadly road crashes in Pakistan.

The province is home to several Chinese projects under an investment plan in which Beijing is seeking road and sea trade linkages with the world.

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first published:July 03, 2022, 17:52 IST
last updated:July 03, 2022, 17:52 IST