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13 killed in road accident in southwestern Pakistan

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Filed on December 13, 2019 | Last updated on December 13, 2019 at 07.43 pm
southwestern pakistan, pakistan, iran, plastic, people, quetta, balochistan

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It was unclear what caused the accident.

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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