Nine dead, 5 injured as tourist bus falls into river in Swat

03:50 PM | 20 Jun, 2018
Nine dead, 5 injured as tourist bus falls into river in Swat
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SWAT – At least 9 tourists are feared dead while five others sustained critical injuries when a vehicle fell into the river in Swat valley of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on Tuesday.

The van was carrying tourists back to Buner from Kalam valley, but it went out of the driver’s control and fell into the river on Bahrain road near Chim-Garihi area.

Rescue 1122 reached the spot immediately and recovered the bodies of three missing persons after some time; the injured and the bodies were shifted to Madyan tehsil hospital.

The deceased belonged to Bunir. The local residents said the dilapidated condition of the road was the cause of the incident.