Speeding passenger bus overturns in KarachiBreaking

October 12, 2023

At least seven citizens including two women got injured after a high-speed passenger bus overturned outside the Governor’s House, Karachi on Thursday. As per initial details, a bus carrying 30 passengers including students was overturned outside the governor’s house. The students who were on board claimed that the bus driver was using his mobile phone and also engaged in overspeeding due to which the bus overturned.

The rescue sources stated that at least seven injured including two women were shifted to the nearest hospital for medical assistance. As per the police statement, the driver managed to escape from the scene after the accident, however, the bus is being transporting to the police station. Earlier in the day, seven people including a folksinger Sharafat Ali were ‘dead’ after the car they were travelling in fell into a canal.

Rescue sources said seven people were travelling in the ill-fated car when it plunged into a canal near Paka Kanjhera in Mianwali. Singer Sharafat Ali was going to his home after attending a marriage ceremony when the accident took place. After getting the information, rescue teams reached the spot and took out the bodies and vehicle from the canal. The bodies have been shifted to DHQ Hospital.

 Credit: Independent News Pakistan (INP)