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19 dead in DG Khan bus accident

DERA GHAZI KHAN: At least 19 people were killed and 35 others injured in a collision between two buses near Ghazi Ghat in Dera Ghazi Khan on Sunday.

According to details, two fast approaching buses carrying passengers collided with one another. As many as 70 people were returning to Multan from DG Khan when they met the accident. Most of them hail from Multan and are related to each other.

Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed grief and sorrow over the tragic incident in DG Khan.

In a statement, he expressed sympathy and condoled with the bereaved families.  He also directed to provide the best medical assistance to the injured passengers.

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Ahmad Khan Buzdar also condoled over the loss of precious lives in the tragic incident.

Multiple major road accidents were reported this year, resulting in several casualties. In early August, at least 18 people were killed in Kohat including women and children in a collision between a passenger bus and a tanker.

In July, 11 passengers were killed and several others sustained injuries in a three-vehicle crash near Nawabshah.

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