18 flood affectees burn to death as bus catches fire in Jamshoro

By: News Desk
Published: 10:57 PM, 12 Oct, 2022
18 flood affectees burn to death as bus catches fire in Jamshoro
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Eighteen passengers including twelve children were burnt alive in a tragic incident of fire that broke out in a flood affectees' bus near Nooriabad in Jamshoro on Wednesday night.

According to the 24News HD TV channel, rescue sources and SHO Nooriabad Hashim Brohi told the media that the fire has been brought under control and dead bodies are shifted to the hospital.

The SHO said the death toll in the accident may rise while several people were injured. 

The unfortunate bus was going to Khairpur from Karachi and all the passengers were flood affectees.

As per the report, the ages of the dead children were between one to 10 years.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has taken a notice of the passenger bus fire and directed DC and SP Jamshoro to help the victims.

CM Sindh expressed deep sorrow over the accident and directed the administration to send him an investigation report on the tragedy.

Reporter: Zohaib Solangi

Categories : Pakistan