19 die, 14 injured as bus plunges into ravine in Balochistan's Sherani district.

QUETTA -- As many as 19 people died and 14 including women and children received severe injuries when a passenger coach plunged into a deep ravine in Sherani district area of Balochistan on Sunday.

According to Levies sources, a Quetta-bound passenger coach from Rawalpindi carrying 33 commuters was on its way when it plunged into a deep gorge after its driver failed to control it due to overspeeding near Danasar area of Sherani district.

As a result, 19 passengers including women and children died on the spot while 14 others suffered wounds.

Soon after the incident, local administration along with officials reached the site and shifted the bodies and the injured to Zhob district headquarters hospital where the treatments were started.

The identity of the bodies of the deceased and the injured could not be ascertained so far.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Balochistan Quddus Bizenjo expressed grief over the loss of precious lives in the tragic incident.


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