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Bus falls into deep ravine in southwest Pakistan, killing 19 people


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A bus slipped off a mountain road and fell into a deep ravine in heavy rain in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing 19 people and injuring 12 others, a government official said.

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Mahtab Shah, deputy administrator of Shirani district in Baluchistan province, said around 35 passengers were traveling on the bus. He said rescuers were looking for survivors in the wreckage of the destroyed vehicle and its surroundings.

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A man injured in a bus accident in Dana Sar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, is treated at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan on Sunday, July 3, 2022. An official said the passenger bus slipped from a mountain road and had fallen 200 feet (61 meters). ) in a ravine in the pouring rain killing at least 18 people and injuring 12 others.
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Shah said the bus apparently slid on the wet road amid heavy rain and the driver lost control of the vehicle, which fell about 200 feet (61 meters) into the ravine.

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Fatal road accidents are common in Pakistan due to poor road infrastructure and disregard of traffic laws, as well as poorly maintained vehicles. Last month, 22 people were killed in a similar accident when a bus fell into a ravine in Qila Saifullah district.

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