Quetta: Nineteen passengers were killed and 14 others injured when a passenger coach fell into a deep ravine at Dana Sar area of District Sherani today (Sunday).
The injured were shifted to nearby hospitals for treatment. The ill-fated coach was on its way to Quetta from Rawalpindi.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has expressed deep grief and sorrow over loss of precious lives in the bus accident.
In a statement today, he directed the authorities concerned to provide immediate and best medical aid to the injured.
The Prime Minister expressed his condolences to the families of the victims of the accident and prayed for the departed souls.
Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has also expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives over the tragic accident.
In his condolence statement today, he directed district administration to ensure provision of better health facilities to injured passengers.
He also expressed sympathy with bereaved families.