Five dead, 20 injured as passenger bus overturn in Naushahro Feroz
NAUSHAHRO FEROZ: At least five people were killed and 20 others were injured when a passenger bus upturned near Moro in Naushahro Feroz district, on Wednesday.
Acording to reports, the passenger vehicle overturned due to reckless driving, local police said.
The police and rescue personnel reached to the spot of the accident and transferred dead bodies and injured to Taluka Hospital Moro, police said.
Four injured passengers in precarious condition were transferred to Nawabshah hospital for medical attendance, officials said.
The ill-fated bus was carrying pilgrims to a shrine when it upturned due to over-speed, sources further said.
According to an estimate, around 9,000 road accidents are reported every year in Pakistan claiming thousands human lives.
Most of the road accidents could be attributed to human error, poor infrastructure and deteriorating condition of roads and unfit vehicles, experts said.
They said it was a dire need in the country to improve the road infrastructure.