Shahida Raza, Pakistani national football team player, took the perilous voyage toward Europe in hope to get treatment for her three-year-old son, according to the athlete's relatives.
Shahida Raza was among at least 67 people killed on weekend shipwreck off the coast of Italy, says a legislator from Pakistan's Balochistan province.
The explosion occurred in a busy market in the remote Barkhan district of southwestern Balochistan province.
The vehicle, with nearly 48 passengers on board, was traveling from Quetta to Karachi.
Fresh fighting comes less than a week after cross-border shelling and gunfire killed eight Pakistani civilians and one Afghan soldier near the same Chaman-Spin Boldak crossing.
The attack comes a week after Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan ended a ceasefire with the government this week.
The border crossing was reopened after dialogue between Pakistani government and Afghan Taliban officials, says the deputy commissioner of Pakistan’s town of Chaman, which borders Afghanistan’s Spin Boldak district.
The crash took place in the district of Hernai, about 150 kilometres (90 miles) north of Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province.
Floodwaters are receding and the Indus River, which had swelled until earlier this month, is now rushing at "normal" levels towards the Arabian Sea, officials in the worst-hit southern province say.
Toll rises with 57 more deaths, 25 among them children, and officials say floods inundating a third of the South Asian country were preceded by four heatwaves and multiple raging forest fires provoked by climate crisis.
More than two million acres of agricultural land have been flooded and government is close to a deal to import vegetables and other edible goods from Iran and Afghanistan, officials say.
The consignments sent by the Turkish government, as part of a commitment by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, include tents, medicines, food items and other essentials.
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