27 Killed, Dozens Injured In Bus, Trailer Accident In DG Khan

27 Killed, Dozens Injured In Bus, Trailer Accident In DG Khan

At least 27 people died and over 30 sustained injuries as a result of the collision of a passenger coach with a trailer in Dera Ghazi (DG) Khan, reported on Monday.

As stated by Emergency Rescue 1122, the unfortunate incident occurred near Taunsa By-Pass in DG Khan where a passenger coach, on its way from Ranjanpur to Sialkot, collided with a trailer, killing on the spot twenty-seven persons while injuring over 30 others.

Rescue teams reached the site and shifted the injured and dead bodies to the district hospital.

A similar incident took place on May 30 which killed at least six people while 30 others were injured when a passenger bus carrying them turned turtle after skidding off a bridge in Khanewal.

As per the rescue officials, the incident occurred near Pull Rango.

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According to them, the ill-fated bus was going to Multan from Lahore when it met an accident. The driver of the bus lost control as he was trying to avoid hitting a motorcycle, owing to which the bus overturned, they said further.