Peshawar: At least six people including three women were killed on Thursday and 44 others injured as a passenger bus rammed into an oil tanker in this northwestern city of Pakistan, police said.
The incident occurred on Indus Highway near Noshapa oilfield in Karak district of KPK.
The Karachi-bound passenger bus collided head on with an oil tanker “coming from opposite direction”, District Police Officer Mian Naseeb Jan said.
Drivers of both the passenger bus and oil tanker are among the dead.
The heavy machinery and crane of the nearby oilfield were called to extract the bodies of the dead and injured from the deformed bus after the incident.
The condition 20 of the injured is stated to be critical who have been shifted to Peshawar.