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10 soldiers among 26 killed in Naran bus crash

SAMAA | - Posted: Sep 22, 2019 | Last Updated: 12 months ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Sep 22, 2019 | Last Updated: 12 months ago
10 soldiers among 26 killed in Naran bus crash

Twenty six people were killed on Saturday morning as a passenger bus crashed in Naran’s Gati Das, near the Babusar Top.

ISPR has confirmed that 10 of the victims were Pakistan Army soldiers.

At least 12 people were injured. They were taken to the District Headquarters Hospital in Chilas. The ISPR says they were also taken to the CMH in Gilgit.

The injured passengers are reportedly in critical condition, Gilgit Baltistan government spokesperson Faiz Allah said. He said the people travelling in the bus were residents of Gilgit.

The police said the bus driver fell asleep while driving and hit a cliff.

The bus was going to Rawalpindi from Skardu.

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