QUETTA, Pakistan — A passenger bus slid off a mountain highway and fell right into a deep ravine in heavy rain in southwest Pakistan on Sunday, killing 19 individuals and injuring 12 others, a authorities official stated.
Mahtab Shah, assistant administrator for the district of Shirani in Baluchistan province, stated about 35 passengers had been touring within the bus. He stated rescue staff had been looking for survivors within the wreckage of the destroyed automobile and environment.
Shah stated apparently the bus slid on the moist highway amid heavy rain and the motive force misplaced management of the automobile, which fell about 200 ft (61 meters) into the ravine.
Lethal highway accidents are widespread in Pakistan on account of poor highway infrastructure and disrespect for visitors legal guidelines, in addition to poorly maintained autos. Final month, 22 individuals had been killed in an identical accident when a bus fell right into a ravine in Qila Saifullah district.