KHUZDAR: Eighteen persons were killed and 45 injured when a Dadu-bound bus coming from Wadh area of Khuzdar fell into ditch on Khuzdar-Ratoder highway in Tehsil Karakh, some 40 kilometers away from Khuzdar, in the wee hours of Friday.

 

According to Deputy Commissioner, Khuzdar, Major (Retd) Bashir Ahmed, the incident occurred near the area of Balunuk, Tehsil Karakh, and some 40 kilometer away from Khuzdar when Dadu-bound bus coming from Wadh fell into ditch, resultantly, 18 persons were killed and 45 sustained injuries.

 

Ahmed said that the bodies and injured were shifted to Khuzdar Teaching Hospital and Combined Military Hospital, Khuzdar. The deceased and injured came off different areas of Dadu, Sindh who were proceeding to Dadu after attending the annual Urs of Pir Abdul Qadir Naqsbundi in Kaka Hir area of Tehsil Wadh, District Khuzdar of Balochistan province.

 

The deceased were identified as Asif son of Atar Baloch, resident of Dadu, Pirbul son of Dawood Baloch, resident of Dadu, Nizam-ud-Din Baloch, resident of Dadu, Asad Ali son of Sian Dad, resident of Dadu, Hafiz Hashim son of Shafi Muhammad, , resident of Dadu Ali Murad son of Manzoor, resident of Dadu, Atif Ali son of Aslam, resident of Dadu, Nisar son of Shamun, resident of Dadu, Javed Ali son of Samad Khan, resident of Dadu, Zain-ul-Abidien son of Ali Haider Brohvi, resident of Dadu, Ashiq Ali son of Liaquat Ali Brohvi, resident of Dadu, Sajjad Ali son of Liaquat Ali Brohvi, resident of Dadu, Suhail son of Ghulam Muhammad Brohvi, resident of Dadu, Junaid Ahmed son of Muhammad Misal Khokar, resident of Dadu, Ehsan Ali son of Ghulam Mustafa Sheikh, resident of Dadu, Amanullah son of Muhammad Mustafa Muhammad Hasni, resident of Dadu, Abdul Majeed son of Haji Ali Laghari, resident of Dadu and one unidentified.

 

The injured included Muhammad Khan son of Muhammad Ramzan, resident of Dadu, Bilal Ahmed son of Muhammad Asghar, resident of Dadu, Kamran son of Muhammad Khan, resident of Dadu, Kaleemullah son of Muhammad Musa Muhammad Hasni, resident of Dadu, Asad son of Roshan, resident of Dadu, Hafiz Bilal son of Ali Asghar Khokar, resident of Dadu, Muhammad Amin son of Karam, resident of Dadu, Hafiz Qurban son of Shafi, resident of Dadu, Erz Muhammad son of Mula Khan Muhammad, resident of Dadu, Hafiz Muhammad Kamil son of Khan Muhammad, resident of Dadu, Shafiq Ahmed son of Muhammad Sumar, resident of Dadu, Nisar Ahmed son of Muhammad, resident of Dadu, Abdul Sattar son of Amir Bakhsh, resident of Dadu, Mukhtiar Ahmed son of Suna Khan, resident of Dadu, Muhammad Sumar son of Shafi Muhammad, resident of Dadu, Rafiq Ahmed son of Abdul Qadir, resident of Dadu, Hamid Ali son of Muhammad Rafiq, resident of Dadu, Abdul Ghafar son of Manzoor Ahmed, resident of Dadu, Nisar Ahmed, resident of Dadu, Ahmed son of Gul Baig, resident of Dadu, Kesrur Khan son of Amir Bakhsh Baloch, resident of Dadu, Munir Ahmed son of Nur Ahmed Brohvi, resident of Dadu, Nurullah son of Nur Ahmed, resident of Dadu, Ghulam Mustafa Sheikh, resident of Dadu, Hafiz Ghulam Murtaza, resident of Dadu, Nuruddin son of Ahmed Brohvi, Nur Nabi son of Ahmed Khan Brohvi, Muhammad Khan son of Babu Qambrani, resident of Dadu, Muhammad Khan son of Mameez Brohvi, resident of Dadu, Yasin resident of Dadu, Allah Bachaya son of Shamun Brohvi resident of Dadu, Awais son of Muhammad Musa Brohvi resident of Dadu, Muhammad Yasin son of Muhammad Khan Brohvi resident of Dadu, Ghulam Wali son of Muhammad Siddique Sindhi resident of Dadu, Sajjad son of unidentified resident of Dadu, Rehmatullah, Allah Bachaya, Din Muhammad, Muhammad Yaqoob, Haji Din Muhammad and Ibrar.