10 die as bus plunges into ravine in Nowshera

By: News Desk      Published: 03:57 PM, 18 Aug, 2020
10 die as bus plunges into ravine in Nowshera

At least 10 people were killed and over 30 sustained injuries when a passenger bus plunged into a ravine near Jabba Daudzai in Nowshera district on Tuesday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

According to details, the bus was on its way from Lahore to Peshawar when it skidded off the road and fell into a ravine.

According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred after the driver lost control of the vehicle, due to which it veered off the road and plunged into the ravine.

Rescue 1122 and local people reached the spot to retrieve the victims from the gorge. The 32 injured passengers were shifted to a nearby hospital by rescue officials for medical aid.

Meanwhile, the police have registered a case and launched investigations into the accident.

8 die in Buner plunge

Eight people were killed and twelve others sustained injuries, when a vehicle plunged into a gorge in Buner on Tuesday.

According to police, the dreadful road accident occurred in the area of Chalandri Chugharzai, Buner, when they were returning after attending a marriage ceremony.

Two women and two children were among the dead. The bodies and injured were shifted to DHQ Hospital Dagar and RHC Dewana Baba.–INP