Four persons were killed and 18 others injured in collision between two vehicles due to poor visibility caused by fog here in Shikarpur on Saturday.

According to police, a Jaccobabad bound passenger van with about 22 persons onboard coming from Hyderabad collided head-on with a truck coming from opposite direction at National Highway near Lakhi Ghulam Shah area of Shikarpur as the driver could not see more than four metres ahead due to dense fog.

As a result of collision, four persons were killed on the spot while 18 others sustained injuies.

The bodies and injured were shifted to Lakhi Ghulam Shah Hospital for medico legal formalities.

It should be mentioned that the deceased hailed from Thal area who had gone to Hyderabad to attend the political meeting of Pir Pagara and were returning home when they met with tragic incident.

The police took both vehicles into possession and started the investigations.