Senior Staff Writer
QUETTA, Aug 10: At least 12 people were killed and more than a dozen injured in a traffic accident in Balochistan’s Kalat district on Monday.
Levies sources told that the brake of a trailer failed as a result of which it ran over vehicles. Eight people were killed on the spot whereas four succumbed to their injuries on the way to District Headquarters Hospital.
The injured were rushed to DHQ Kalat. An emergency was imposed in the hospital to treat the wounded persons.
The trailer was carrying oil and ghee from Karachi to Quetta. Levies sources said the condition of five injured was serious and that the death toll was likely to increase.
Three vehicles were destroyed in the accident.