KARACHI: Six people were killed and more than 20 were injured in the city on Tuesday when a bus overturned near Sassi Toll Plaza, meeting with a fateful accident.

Immediately after the accident took place, relief work was carried out as ambulances arrived on the scene. The injured were shifted reportedly to nearby hospital for treatment.

The incident comes just a couple of days after Federal Urdu University of Arts and Science students were killed by a speeding bus. That accident led to protests by relatives of the deceased and students of the university.

Accidents are becoming common in the metropolis owing to the construction of roads across several locations in the city, which causes hardships for drivers.