In Pakistan, a passenger bus crashes and catches fire, killing 40 people
QUETTA, Pakistan — A passenger bus fell into a ravine and caught fire on Sunday, killing 40 people in southern Pakistan, a government official said.
The bus was carrying 44 passengers from Quetta in Balochistan province to Karachi in neighboring Sindh province. The accident happened near the town of Bela, in the district of Lasbela.
Hamza Anjum Nadeem, deputy commissioner in Bela, said the bodies of 40 people, including women and children, had been recovered. Four injured passengers were rescued.
“The accident happened because of speeding and the bus…