MUZAFFARABAD: Five passengers died and 5 others got inured, some of them seriously, when a van fell into a deep ravine at Hallan Shamali in Haveli district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, some 250 kilometers east of here on Saturday morning, police said.
The ill fated van, which was coming from Aliabad village to Kahuta, district headquarter of Haveely, went out of control of its driver due to slippery road and plunged into the deep ravine.
As a result, Muhammad Asim, Muhammad Hanif, Nazir Ahmad, Muhammad Khalil and Muhammad Umar died on the spot, while Muhammad Shafiq (driver), Sardar Khursheed, Muhammad Zahid, Abrar Shah and Khalid Hameed were injured, an official of the local police told APP on telephone.
The official said the injured were shifted to a hospital in Kahuta. —APP