20 dead, 6 injured in bus-oil tanker collision in Pakistan’s Punjab

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At least 20 people were burned to death and six others were injured after a passenger bus collided with an oil tanker in Pakistan’s Punjab province. Both vehicles caught fire following the collision, leading to the deaths of 18 passengers at the scene. Eight people who were rescued were taken to hospital, where two succumbed to their wounds. Rescuers told local media that 26 people, including the driver and a conductor, were traveling on the bus.

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Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It has a population exceeding 212.2 million, including the world’s second-largest Muslim population. It has an area of 881,913 square kilometres (340,509 square miles).

Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China to the northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.

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