Published On: Wed, Jan 1st, 2014
Published in Category: District News

Road mishap claim 6 lives in Swat valley

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Mingora: At least six people on Tuesday killed and seven others injured when a passenger van veered off the road and fell into a deep ditch at Madeen area of Swat valley, officials said.
Local police officials said Bashgram-bound pick-up, carrying 13 passengers onboard, went out of its driver’s control.
The vehicle then plunged into a trench along the road.
As a result 6 people including children and women were killed on the spot.
Local residents rushed to the scene before rescue team arrived for help.
Seven injured were shifted to Madeen hospital where condition of three wounded reported in critical.
The police registered case and started investigation.
Initial report suggested that accident took place due to slippery condition on road as whole area is witnessing snow falling.
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