At least 17 people were killed and 13 others injured when a semi-trailer truck collided with a passenger bus in Pakistan's southern Sindh province early Monday, local Urdu media reported.
Police senior superintendent Zahid Shah said the crash occurred on a motorway near Matiari district in the Sindh province.
According to Xinhua news agency, the bus was ferrying a group which was scheduled to attend a wedding, said Shah, adding that an investigation was underway.
The deceased included women and children, said the police officer.
A party comprising locals, the police and rescue teams sent the bodies and injured to nearby hospitals.
According to official data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, since 2011, about 9,000 road accidents were reported annually, with more than 4,500 fatalities.
Traffic police said 90 per cent of the accidents in Pakistan were caused by human errors.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK