13 killed in road accident in southwestern Pakistan

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Quetta - It was unclear what caused the accident.


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Published: Fri 13 Dec 2019, 7:39 PM

Last updated: Sat 14 Dec 2019, 7:30 AM

A minibus packed passengers collided with a pickup truck carrying gasoline in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 13 people.
According to police, the pickup truck was carrying fuel smuggled from Iran in plastic containers. The minibus caught fire in the collision, which took place in Kan Mehtarzai, a town about 75 kilometers (50 miles) north of Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province.
It was unclear what caused the accident; police were investigating.

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