At least 30 people were killed in a traffic accident occurred in the province of Punjab in Pakistan, where two buses were involved, local officials announced, cited by Reuters.
According to the authorities, the two buses have collided, the accident took place on the morning of Monday, near the city of Rahim Yar Khan, about 600 kilometers south of Lahore, the capital of the Punjab province.
Initially, rescuers said more than 30 people were injured.
Road accidents are common enough in Pakistan, given that traffic rules are often violated and rural road infrastructure is in poor condition.
Pakistan is located in South Asia, with the Indus River basin bordering Afghanistan in the northwest, China in the north, India to the east, Iran to the west and has access to the Arabian Sea in the south. Pakistani’s capital city is Islamabad.
In 1965, America made the decision to stop supplying weapons to Pakistan given that India has submitted to Lahore city of Pakistan, which was the reason for Pakistan to lose confidence in the US. When India gained approval of the USSR to divide Pakistan, the US did not support the Pakistani cause so Islamabad took all possible reasons to be suspicious about US’s intentions and therefore Pakistan felt betrayed over the years, while achieving the US has been a key ally, especially because Pakistan has not received any support from America when most needed. Islamabad resentment grew, even more, when the US objected to Pakistan’s nuclear program, following the ‘coup’ when the Carter Administration tried to send uranium to India.