Bus crash with pilgrims kills at least 19 people in Pakistan

A speeding bus carrying pilgrims capsized today on a highway in southwest Pakistan, killing at least 19 people and injuring another 50, police said.

The accident took place in Khuzdar, a district in Balochistan province, local police official Hafeez Ullah Mengal said.

Rescuers transported the dead and wounded to a nearby hospital, he added.

Pilgrims were returning to Dadu, a district in neighboring Sindh province, after visiting a shrine of a Sufi saint when the driver lost control at a sharp bend and the bus overturned, he said.

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