Gilgit Bus Crash killed 27, injured 11

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

22nd Sep, 2019. 11:40 am
26 killed as passenger bus crashes into mountain in Diamer

At least 27 people were killed and 11 were injured when a passenger bus crashed in northern Pakistan on Sunday.

According to police, the incident took place near Babusar Pass in Dia Mir District when the passenger bus crashed into a mountain while making a sharp turn, killing dozens and injuring several passengers on board.

Police said at least 27 people including women and children were killed in the accident and at least 11 injured.

The deceased and injured have been shifted to a hospital.

Police further said rescuers were having difficulty in reaching the difficult-to-access area.

Gilgit-Baltistan Spokesperson Faizullah Faraqwhile confirmed that 27 people had been killed in the accident while 12 of the 15 passengers are in critical condition.

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