20 students killed as school van collides with truck in southern Pakistan

Eurasia News

NAWABSHAH: At least 20  students aged between 8-16 years were killed while several others sustained injuries in a head-on collision between a school van and a truck in southern Pakistan on Wednesday.

The accident took place at Qazi Ahmed link road in Nawabshah, a city in Shaheed Benazir Abad District of Sindh province.

The injured were shifted to Liaquat Medical College Hospital Nawabshah.

President Mamnoon Hussain‚ Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat ul Ibad and Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah expressed shock over the loss of precious lives in the accident.