Islamabad. At least 17 passengers have been killed when a van carrying passengers rammed into a river in Pakistan’s mountainous area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. This data has been given in the information of Dawn newspaper. It has been advised that the van was going from Chilas metropolis to Rawalpindi. But the driving force misplaced management on a curvy flip in the Paniba space of Kohistan district, inflicting the van to fall into the Indus river.
Police mentioned that this personal van was employed by a household. There have been 17 folks in it together with the driving force. The van sank after falling into the river and 17 folks have been killed in the accident. According to the police, rescue groups tried to find the lacking passengers however failed as a result of incessant rains and deepening of the river.
51 killed in prepare accident in Sindh yesterday
An specific prepare collided with the derailed coaches of one other prepare in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province on Monday morning, killing 51 folks and injuring over 100. Following one of many worst prepare accidents in the nation in current years, authorities referred to as in the military and paramilitary forces to assist with the difficult rescue and reduction work.
A Pakistan Railways spokesperson mentioned the Karachi-Sargodha-bound Millat Express derailed and fell on the entrance tracks, colliding with the Rawalpindi-Karachi-bound Sir Syed Express. Due to the collision, the bogies of Millat Express overturned. The accident happened close to Dharki city of Ghotki district of Sindh.
A state of emergency was declared in hospitals in Ghotki, Dharki, Obaro and Mirpur Mathelo after the prepare accident. The injured have been taken to the hospitals right here. ARY News quoted Ghotki Deputy Commissioner Usman Abdullah as saying that 51 folks, together with some railway officers, have been killed and over 100 have been injured in the accident.