At least five persons were killed and 15 others sustained injuries in collision between a bus and truck on Indus Highway here in Jamshoro on Saturday.

According to details, the ill-fated bus, which was travelling from Karachi to Larkana, collided with a truck coming from opposite direction near Jamshoro, killing three passengers on the spot and injuring 17 others, police sources said.

The deceased and injured were shifted to Liaquat Medical College Hospital where two of the injured succumbed to their wounds. Police sources said that the accident was caused due to negligence of the truck driver.