8 killed in bus-trailer collision near Dadu

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DADU: Eight people including a woman were killed and 28 others were injured when a passenger bus smashed with a truck on Indus Highway in Dadu District in Sindh, a local news channel reported today.

According to police, the incident took place at a time when the bus proceeding to Karachi from Larkana suddenly collided with the truck from behind near Makhdoom Bilawal area of the district.

Six children and four women were among the injured who were being treated at Civil Hospital Dadu. While, four of the injured were in critical condition, the TV channel reported. One of the critically injured passenger was shifted to Civil Hospital Hyderabad.

Later, the police reached at the place of the accident and the truck driver was apprehended.