Six killed, 28 injured in AJK road mishap

03:56 PM | 12 Jan, 2017
Six killed, 28 injured in AJK road mishap
RAWALAKOT - At least six people including a woman and a minor girl have been killed, while 28 others sustained injuries as a passenger bus plunged into a ravine at Hajira area in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

 A passenger van taking passengers from Rawalpindi to Quetta skidded off the wet road and plunged into a deep ravine due to snowfall at Hajira area in AJK today (Thursday).

The rescue teams accompanied by the locals pulled out the injured trapped under debris and took them to a local hospital for medico-legal formalities and treatment.

The identity of the deceased could not be ascertained immediately, but it has been determined that they hailed from Kahuta.

Meanwhile, the government has directed the local administration to provide best possible medical facilities and aid to the persons affected by the traffic accident.-Online