In a tragic incident, at least 12 people have died and several others injured as a passenger bus caught fire on the M9 Motorway near Jamshoro’s Nooriabad Town on Wednesday.
According to the details, the bus was carrying flood affectees towards Hyderabad from Karachi when the air condition unit caught fire and engulfed the entire vehicle.
BREAKING: Passenger bus traveling from #Karachi to Punjab caught fire near #Nooriabad. Reportedly, 10 passenger died in the incident. Rescue operation is underway & there is no conclusive information regarding injured passenger, informed SHO, Nooriabad, Yashim Brohi.#TOKAlert pic.twitter.com/N8wBvy4JsR— Times of Karachi (@TOKCityOfLights) October 12, 2022
Nooriabad Deputy Superintendent (DSP) Wajid Thaheem told a media outlet that 12 bodies were retrieved from the bus and bodies were shifted to the nearby hospital.
Meanwhile, the injured persons were immediately moved to the hospital to get medical assistance.
Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has summoned an investigation report of the incident and directed the Jamshoro Deputy Commissioner and Senior Superintendent of Police to provide survivors with all possible support.
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