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Landslide hits passenger van in Skardu

Landslide hits passenger van in Skardu
October 18, 2020

SKARDU (92 News) - A landslide at Tangoos area in Gilgit-Baltistan region hit a passenger van leaving 16 people in the vehicle dead on Sunday.

According to the details, Ill-fated passenger van was traveling from Rawalpindi to Skardu when the incident took place in midnight at Tangoos, destroying the vehicle.

Rescue teams and security personnel rushed to the scene and launched a relief operation to remove the rubble and retrieve passengers of the van under the debris.

The rescue operation has been completed and all dead bodies have been retrieved from the debris. The rescuers removed 16 dead bodies from the debris.

The bodies of deceased, also included four soldiers, were shifted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Skardu.

Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Mir Afzal has expressed his sorrow over the tragic incident and expressed his condolences with the bereaved families. The chief minister also directed the authorities to take steps to send the bodies of the deceased to their families to their native areas.

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