Bus Accident Kills 37 Students in Pakistan

Thirty seven young students were reportedly killed after the passenger bus they were riding crashed in Pakistan. Pakistani authorities said aside from the students, two teachers and a deputy head were also killed in the deadly road accident along  Kallar Kahar, around 100 miles east of the capital Islamabad. Data from the internet revealed that Kallar Kahar is a sub-division of Chakwal District in Punjab and is known as a popular tourist destination.

In the initial traffic investigation, the bus was heading back to the school after visiting the Salt Range, a salt mine in the area when the tragedy occurred. The driver reportedly lost control of the brakes of the bus leading to the deadly accident.The dead students were between the ages of 12 and 14 and mostly died due to their injuries and lost of blood.

Around 100 pupils from Millat Grammar School in Fai salabad were on board the bus when the road accident occurred. Pakistani officials are still conducting a thorough investigation on the incident as of press-time.