30 Killed, 15 Injured In Highway Accident In Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

30 Killed, 15 Injured In Road Accident In Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The passenger bus was heading to Rawalpindi from Gilgit, cops stated. (Representational)


As many as 30 passengers have been killed and 15 others have been injured when a passenger bus and a automotive plunged right into a deep ravine, Geo Information reported. The 2 automobiles plunged into ravine after colliding with one another on the Karakoram Freeway within the Kohistan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday.

The passenger bus was heading to Rawalpindi from Gilgit when it collided with a automotive coming from the other facet within the Shitial area of the province, as per the Geo Information report. Police and rescue officers reached the location after they have been knowledgeable concerning the incident. The police shifted the injured and the our bodies to the hospital.

The rescue officers stated that the rescue groups have been dealing with difficulties in rescue operations on account of darkness. Pakistan President Dr Arif Alvi has condoled over the lack of lives in a bus accident. He expressed grief over the deaths within the tragic incident and prayed for the bereaved households.

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has additionally expressed grief and sorrow over the lack of lives in a bus accident close to Chillas in Gilgit Baltistan. He expressed his condolences to the bereaved households and prayed for the departed souls. Gilgit Baltistan Chief Minister expressed grief over the bus accident in Kohistan.

Khalid Khurshid instructed the administration and all related departments to evacuate the injured from the location of the accident and supply them with medical services, as per the Geo Information report. He issued directives to create a particular management room for higher coordination and monitoring of emergency response.

On January 29, 41 individuals have been killed when a passenger coach fell right into a ravine in Pakistan’s Balochistan, Daybreak reported. The incident occurred within the Lasbela district of Balochistan.

Lasbela Assistant Commissioner Hamza Anjum stated that the car carrying 48 passengers was travelling from Quetta to Karachi, as per the Daybreak report. He stated that the car crashed into the pillar of a bridge close to Lasbela and subsequently fell right into a ravine and caught fireplace.

“As a consequence of dashing, the coach crashed into the pillar of a bridge whereas taking a U-turn close to Lasbela. The car subsequently careened right into a ravine after which caught fireplace,” Daybreak quoted Hamza Anjum as saying.

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