QUETTA: At least 19 passengers died and 12 others were wounded as a Quetta-bound bus plunged into a deep ravine in the Shirani district of Balochistan, the district assistant commissioner said Sunday morning.
The official said that the police and rescue teams rushed to the site of the accident and shifted the deceased and injured to hospitals in Zhob and Mughal Kot as soon as they were informed about the accident.
According to rescue workers, the ill-fated bus met the accident near Danasar area of Shirani district, on its way to Quetta from Rawalpindi .
The Shirani assistant commissioner said that the incident took place within the limits of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The cause of accident has yet to be ascertained. The deceased have also yet to be identified.