At least 5 people were killed and more than 15 injured when a van bring mourners to a Chehlum procession came under a drain in Nagar area of Gilgit-Baltistan, authorities stated.
According to Rescue 1122 Gilgit spokesperson Tariq Aziz, the van satisfied the heartbreaking mishap when it was bargaining a narrow contour near Danyore bridge at Karakoram Highway as well as resultantly plunged into a drainpipe, causing the death of 5 people as well as hurting over a dozen.
The bodies as well as the harmed were taken to a nearby health center.
Rescue officials stated three of the hurt individuals remained in crucial problem and they were going through treatment at the healthcare facility.
Meanwhile, in an additional case, a minimum of 20 mourners were wounded when a landslide struck their automobile in Nagar district. They were transferred to Area Head office Medical Facility, Gilgit. The hurt persons were aged in between 14 and 20.
Fatal roadway mishaps prevail in the country, especially in backwoods where conditions of roads are decrepit.
In May this year, at least 5 people were eliminated when a car they were taking a trip in plunged into a deep ravine in Diamer area. The authorities had claimed the case occurred because of speeding in the uneven area.