14 killed, 33 injured in Kohat oil tanker-bus accident

F.P. Report

KOHAT: At least 14 people were killed and 33 others injured in a dreadful incident of collision between oil tanker and passenger bus in Lachi area, Kohat, on Saturday.

Confirming the death toll, Kohat District Police Officer (DPO) Suhail Khalid said the dead included women and children also. He said most of the victims belonged to Buner.

Rescue sources said the passenger bus was travelling from Buner to Karachi when this accident took place on Indus Highway.

The sources said the injured and dead were rushed to district headquarters hospital for medical treatment and autopsy respectively.

Over 50 passengers were boarded on the bus.

The authorities have imposed an emergency at Kohat’s Divisional Headquarters Hospital following the accident.

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