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Pakistan Bus Accident Kills 32


A man walks past the wreckage of a bus which was burned after it collided with an oil tanker in Nooriabad, in Pakistan's Sindh province 23 Jan 2011.

A man walks past the wreckage of a bus which was burned after it collided with an oil tanker in Nooriabad, in Pakistan's Sindh province 23 Jan 2011.

A bus in southern Pakistan has collided with an oil tanker, setting off a blazing inferno that killed 32 people and injured at least nine.

Police say women and children were among the dead in the early Sunday accident.

The Associated Press says the driver fell asleep and lost control of the bus. The news agency reports survivors told authorities they had twice asked the driver to stop and rest to avoid an accident.

Pakistan has one of the world's worst records for fatal traffic accidents, blamed on poor roads, badly maintained vehicles and reckless driving.

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