Three of family die as car plunges into ravineBreaking

June 13, 2023

Three family members died when a car plunged into ravine near Skardu on Tuesday, police said. A Skardu bound car coming from Gilgit with three family members onboard skidded off road and fell into a deep gorge ahead of Skardu. All the three family members died on the spot in the accident. Police, rescue teams and local people reached the scene and shifted the bodies to Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) Hospital Patika. Some three days earlier, at least nine people were killed and several others were wounded when a bus fell into a deep ravine in Kotli, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). The bus carrying 35 passengers skidded off the road and fell into a deep ravine in the limits of Narpoth police station in Kotli. As a result, nine people were killed and scores were injured. The rescue sources said all the passengers were returning to Gujranwala after attending a Urs ceremony Nairian area near Kotli.

Credit: Independent News Pakistan-INP