9 members of Pakistan navy killed in bus crash


At least nine security personnel of Pakistan Navy have been killed after the bus they were travelling in plunged into a ditch.

According to reports, the bus was on its way to Karachi from a naval base in Balochistan province when it developed a technical fault on the Makran Coastal Highway. 

Twenty-nine others were injured in the incident, and have been shifted to nearby hospitals.

Officials said the soldiers were going to their homes for the holidays.

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