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15 killed, 6 wounded in Van-truck collision on India Highway between Jamshoro and Manjkhand – Pakistan

Fifteen people were killed and six wounded on Wednesday when the van collided head on with a truck on section of Indian Highway near Sanna.

According to Deputy Commissioner Jamshoro Fariduddin Mustafa, the tragedy occurred on section of India Highway (Jamshoro-Manjkhand), where development work on two lanes of the highway was delayed by the National Highway Administration (NHA).

He said work on part was delayed due to the contractor being blacklisted and the NHA was reported to in process of going for repeat auctions.

Accident took place near Shah Awais turning point on highway. truck returning from the coal mine and heading for Sevan when he came in contact with a van coming from Candiaro and bound for Karachi.

The DC said the dead and injured were from the Solangi and Kalhoro tribes, adding that they were laborers. of salt factory in Sher Shah, Karachi.

After the accident, the police and the local administration went to the scene. Volunteers of Edhi delivered the wounded to hospitals in Manjhand and Hanote. Some were also taken to Liaquat University Hospital in Jamshoro.

In the meantime, the dead were sent to the Taluka Manjkhand Hospital and then sent to their hometowns.

According to list together with the district administration: Asif (35 years old), Said Ahmed (40 years old), Ashik (25 years old), Vakil (30 years old), Mashuk (30 years old), Altaf (35 years old), Rahib (33 years old), Shafik, Sajid (32), Shakeel (29), Sikandar, an unidentified woman and three unidentified men were among the dead.

Among the wounded were Mashuk (30), Patan (35), Allah Obhayo, Saffar, Shabbir and Ehsan – all residents of Candiaro.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah expresses regret over incident and instructed the Commissioner of Hyderabad, the Deputy Commissioner and senior superintendent of police extend everything possible cooperation with the families of the victims.

“Wounded should rush to the nearest hospital for medical treatment. Steps should take over the dispatch of the bodies of deceased to his [native] region, head minister said, adding that doctors should be called from Liaquate University of Medical and health sciences, if need be.

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