20 Killed in Pakistan When Speeding Bus Hits Oil Tanker

LAHORE, Pakistan—A speeding bus collided with an oil tanker in Pakistan, killing 20 people in a fiery crash overnight, police and rescue officials said on Tuesday.
“Three buses were racing. One of them rammed into an oil tanker,” police official Imran Shaukat told Reuters, describing the incident on a motorway near the central city of Multan.
The crash triggered a fire that engulfed both the tanker and the bus, he said. The oil tanker was beyond identification to determine what company it belongs to, he said.
A spokesman for the motorway police said the tanker’s driver fled the scene.
Officials from a state-run rescue service said the bus was bound for the southern port city of Karachi. The rescue service identified the operator as the Daewoo bus company and said at least 20 passengers had died, some of them burnt completely…. Source

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