5 killed, 11 injured as van plunges into deep ravine in AJK | Pakistan Today

5 killed, 11 injured as van plunges into deep ravine in AJK

MIRPUR: At least five persons were killed and eleven others injured, when a pickup van carrying passengers fell into a deep ravine near Ghori village, about 15 kilometers away from Muzaffarabad-Neelam valley Road.

According to Police sources, the ill-fated private passenger pickup van was on way from Athmuqam to Muzaffarabad when it met the accident while negotiating a sharp turn at about 8.50 pm Thursday.

The injured were rushed to the Central State-run Hospital in Muzaffarabad where the condition of four is stated to be critical.

Rescue operations were underway when last reports came in – as police and civil authorities rushed to the site of the accident to supervise the relief works.



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