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At Least 57 People Die In Pakistan When Their Bus Hits An Oil Tanker

The crash happened early Sunday near Karachi in southern Pakistan.

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The collision ignited a fire that completely burned out the interior of the bus. Initial reports indicated the tanker may have been going in the wrong direction.

Jamali said the bodies were burned so badly that doctors would have to use DNA to identify them. He added that the death toll could rise because some of the bodies are "completely burnt and stuck to each other."

Dangerous road conditions may also have contributed to the accident, authorities said. A few passengers of the bus did escape when they jumped out of windows.

Jim Dalrymple is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles.

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