Published On: Thu, Jan 9th, 2014
Published in Category: Islamabad

20 die as two passenger buses fall in ravine in Murree

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MURREE/ISLAMABAD: At least 20 people killed when two passenger buses fell down into a water stream in the town of Salgaran near Murree on Wednesday.

Reports say several people have been injured in the accident involving two buses at Salgaran on their way from Murree to Rawalpindi.

However, Chief Traffic Officer Ishtiaq Shah said that 10 to 15 people have reportedly died in the accident. Rescue teams reached the scene and started shifting the injured to hospitals.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed DCO and CPO Rawalpindi to personally supervise the rescue operation.
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