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Hala: 11 killed, 6 injured as coach on National Highway collides with a rickshaw


Ghulam Shabbir Arain Reporter

07th Nov, 2019. 11:21 am
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Hala coach incident kills 11, injures 6

At least eleven people were killed while six others are injured as a coach rammed into a rickshaw on National Highway in Hala.

According to the details, a rickshaw collided with the coach on the national highway near New Saeedabad in the city of Halah, killing 11 passengers and injuring 6 others.

The rescue team and security personnel arrived at the scene and shifted the victims to hospital where they are provided immediate medical assistance.

Three among the six injured were referred to the Civil Hospital Hyderabad in critical condition while another patient fails to suffer due to sustained injuries.

The coach and driver were taken into custody by the police.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the tragic incident.

Sindh CM expressed his condolences to the bereaved families and directed the hospital management to provide best medical care to the injured.

The accident occurred due to the inactivity of motorway police while New Saeedabad National Highway is also in bad condition.

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