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19 killed in bus, truck collision in Pakistan

At least 19 people died Wednesday in a head-on collision involving a passenger bus and a truck in eastern Pakistan.

The bus was headed toward the Layyah district from Lahore when the crash occurred near the city of Faisalabad. The bus driver was among the victims.

“We have transported all the dead and injured to a hospital,” Mohammad Naseem, a rescue official, told The Associated Press. Some of the injured were listed in critical condition.

Naseem said the bus appeared to be speeding. However, the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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