14 passengers drown as bus overturn in DGK


As many as 14 passengers were drowned when a bus they were travelling in turned turtle due to speedy hill torrential water on Tounsa-D.I Khan Road some 30 km away from the city on early Monday.

Incharge rescue-1122, Dr Natiq Hayyat told APP that bodies of 14 passengers have been retrieved while 10 others who received injuries after jumping out of the bus were admitted to THQ hospital Tounsa.

He said that 20 rescuers were busy in cutting the body of ill-fated bus to rescue remaining passengers as around 60 passengers were travelling by the bus.

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