Oil tanker, Passenger Bus Crash Kills 20 in Central Pakistan

Tuesday 1444/1/18 - 2022/08/16
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Islamabad, August 16, 2022, SPA -- A fiery crash between an oil tanker and a passenger bus killed at least 20 people in Pakistan, a police spokesperson and media said on Tuesday, according to Reuters.
It was not immediately clear what caused the crash late Monday night or early Tuesday on a motorway near the central city of Multan.
The bus and tanker caught fire after the collision, a police spokesperson said in a statement, without providing details on the number of fatalities.
Geo and Dunya TV reported at least 20 people were killed.
Six passengers survived, an official of a state-run rescue service told Dunya TV on the spot. "The fire was raging when we got here," he said.
--SPA
09:09 LOCAL TIME 06:09 GMT
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