At least 15 people died while 22 sustained injuries when a passenger bus fell into a ravine in the Kozmila district of Kohistan on Thursday morning, Express News reported. The accident occurred when the passenger bus was en route to Gilgit from Rawalpindi. According to police, the van went out of driver’s control due to speeding. Rescue squad and police reached the accident site and transferred the deceased and the injured to District Headquarters Hospital in Dasu, Kohistan. The police revealed that they were facing problems in communicating with the rescue teams due to poor mobile reception. According to sources, some personnel of security agencies were also among the deceased.
Published in Express Tribune