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Official: 6 killed in head-on collision between 2 buses in Pakistan

By Reza Sayah, CNN
updated 5:24 AM EDT, Sat June 9, 2012
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The buses crashed near the city of Bhakkar, south of Islamabad
  • An investigation into the crash is underway, a police official said

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- A head-on collision Saturday between two buses left six people dead and nine injured in central Pakistan, a police official said.

The buses were traveling in opposite directions near the city of Bhakkar when the crashed occurred, said Rana Amjad, a local police official.

An investigation was underway and the injured were taken to an area hospital, Amjad said.

Bhakkar is roughly 300 kilometers (186 miles) south of Islamabad in the province of Punjab.

CNN's Reza Sayah contributed to this report.

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