13 killed in van-truck collision in Pakistan

The accident took place on Sunday night with the vicitms including a woman and four children.

Published: 03rd June 2019 11:18 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd June 2019 11:18 AM   |  A+A-

Car Accident

For representational purposes


KARACHI: At least 13 people, including a woman and four children, were killed when their van collided with a truck in Pakistan's Balochistan province, police said Monday. The accident took place on Sunday night when the van was heading to Zohb from Quetta when it collided with a truck in Ali Khel area in the province, Ary News reported.

At least 13 people were killed and seven others were injured, police said, adding that five members of a family are also included in the deceased in the dreadful accident.

Following the accident, the rescue teams reached the spot and shifted the injured to the District Headquarters Hospital, Qila Saifullah. Local police have cordoned off the area and further investigation into the matter was underway. Road accidents are common in Pakistan. Most of the mishaps are caused due to reckless driving and bad roads.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp