A wedding was marred by tragedy after a wedding bus met a fatal motor accident in Larkana. Police say the bus carrying participants of the wedding celebration lost control and overturned near Larkana Bypass.
Samaa News initially reported, eight people were killed in the incident, including four children. Another 40 people sustained injuries.
However, The News later reported that Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Larkana Aftab Pathan had confirmed that 10 people were killed. Nine people were killed on impact.
The wedding entourage on board the bus was carrying 150 people.
The 40 people injured were shifted to a hospital. 20 of them are said to be in a critical condition. Authorities imposed an emergency at the Chandka hospital as the injured were brought in. Chief Minister (CM) Sindh, Murad Ali Shah, directed divisional commissioner to ensure all necessary medical facilitation.
Police revealed the wedding bus was on its way to Dadu from Larkana. On the Mashori bypass the tie rod of the bus broke. As the tie rod broke the bus collided with a tractor.
Many of the injured and other victims of the accident also reported that their valuables such as jewellery were missing.
Just recently on March 15th, another fatal motor accident in Sindh claimed four lives. A speeding dumper hit a rickshaw in Sindh’s district Tando Allahyar. The accident took place at the Ghulam Hussain Link Road.
The driver of the dumper was taken into custody by police at the crash site.