10 die, 16 hurt as pick-up falls into ravine in Mohmand Agency

GHALANAI: At least ten persons were killed and 16 injured when a Datsun pick-up fell into a deep ravine at Shatay Kandao here Friday evening.

The overloaded Dowezai-bound pick-up was coming from Peshawar.Its driver lost control over the steering while negotiating a sharp turn at Shatay Kandao and it plunged into the ravine.

The injured were shifted to Mohmand Agency Headquarters Hospital Ghalanai and later to Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar in view of their precarious condition.

The dead and injured included men and children. They were proceeding to their hometown for celebrating Eidul Azha.

Source: APP