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20 passengers killed, 22 injured as bus falls into ravine in Diamir

20 passengers killed, 22 injured as bus falls into ravine in Diamir
May 3, 2024 Web Desk

DIAMIR, Gilgit-Baltistan (92 News) - As many as 20 passengers were killed while 22 others injured when a bus fell into a eavine in Yashukal Das, Diamir on Friday.

In total, 42 people were travelling by the ill-fated bus which was heading towards Hunza from Rawalpindi. The bodies and injured have been shifted to nearby hospital.

According to the Rescue officials, the accident occurred due to over-speeding.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi, Gilgit Baltistan Chief Minister Haji Gulbar Khan have expressed grief over the loss of precious lives in the accident.

They have directed the authorities to provide the best medical treatment to the injured.