WEB DESK – In a horrifying accident at RCD Highway, Balochistan, as many as 38 people have been charred to death as one truck and two buses caught fire after colliding with each other, confirmed police and rescue sources.
The collision between a truck and two buses occurred on Saturday morning near Hub area of Balochistan.
According to preliminary televised reports, the two speeding buses collide with the truck coming from opposite direction when the drivers were trying to overtake one another.
According to eyewitnesses, soon after the collision, vehicle caught fire which increased the casualties in the accident. Moreover, the spilling petrol from the truck provided enough fuel for burning.
Edhi sources rushed towards the accident scene and shifted all injured to nearby hospitals. Rescues teams and fire brigades arriving at the scene shifting the injured and the bodies of the victims to the nearby Jam Qadir Hospital and Karachi hospitals. Jam Qadir Hospital doctors said that a few bodies brought to their hospital were found charred and unidentified.
The passenger buses were on way to Karachi from different parts of the province of Blochistan, while the truck was on way to Balochistan from Karachi.
Traffic on RCD Highway is currently suspended after the tragic incident.