According to reports, 44 people have died in the horrifying bus accident in Lasbela after bodies were found inside the bus after it crashed into a ravine this morning near the Chinki stop in the Bela neighbourhood in the Lasbela district, according to Geo News.
In addition to the fatalities, four passengers were extracted from the bus alive but hurt after the rescue effort at the scene of the accident was finished.
The passenger bus, which had at least 48 people on board, was travelling from Quetta to Karachi when it crashed into a ravine and caught fire early on Sunday morning.
Hamza Anjum Nadeem, Bela Assistant Commissioner, reported that the rescue effort was over.44 burned alive in ghastly bus accident.
Nadeem reported the number of passengers and casualties on the bus and added that 40 bodies were removed from the destroyed vehicle. He said that the bodies could not be identified. While the injured passengers were being transported to Civil Hospital, Lasbela, he added that DNA testing will be used to identify the deceased.
Nadeem has previously stated that the rescuers initially encountered difficulties because it was dark in the morning because of the chilly weather.
The bus lost control while being driven at a high rate of speed, according to the police, and slammed into the ravine. They said that the rescue effort was started as soon as teams from the fire department, rescue services, and law enforcement authorities arrived at the scene of the accident.
They said that efforts were being made to completely put out the fire.