PESHAWAR: At least two passengers died and seven others injured when a Dir-Kohistan bound bus hit another vehicle due to wrong overtaking in Malakand district on Tuesday morning.
According to Police, the tragic incident occurred at Cheena Mor in the mountainous region when a bus coming from Dir Kohistan hit another vehicle from opposite direction due to wrong overtaking.
As a result, two passengers Shah Wazir and Gohar resident of Swat died on the spot and while seven others sustained wounds. The injured were shifted to Batkhela and Dargai hospitals.
Police and local volunteers rushed to the spot and started rescue operation. The casualty figure may raise further as condition of few passengers stated to be critical.