5 die as bus falls into ravine in AJK

Mirpur—At least five people died and 15 others were injured when a passenger bus fell into a ravine near Chakswari, some 35 kilometres from Mirpur, Azad Kashmir on Saturday.
Seven of the 15 people injured in the accident were stated to be in a critical condition.
According to Deputy Commissioner Mirpur Chaudhry Amjad Iqbal, the bus was on its way to Mirpur from Dadayalwent with about 50 passengers when its tie-rod broke, causing the incident. The deceased were identified Nazir Hussain (bus driver), Mangta Khan, Muhammad Hussain, Noor Muhammad and Zainab Bibi. Some of the injured were given treatment at district hospital Mirpur while others were admitted to nearby hospitals or discharged after treatment, the commissioner added quoting doctors.

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