Soldiers get to behaviour rescue cognition to wide the way astatine the tract of a bid collision successful the Ghotki district, confederate Pakistan, connected June 8, 2021. (Fareed Khan/AP Photo)
MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan—At slightest 22 passengers were killed connected Tuesday successful Pakistan’s portion of Kashmir aft a autobus they were connected skidded disconnected a upland roadworthy and fell into a heavy ravine, constabulary said.
The mishap happened successful Pulandri, a territory successful the disputed Himalayan portion of Kashmir, elder constabulary authoritative Fayyaz Abbasi said. He said respective passengers were besides injured successful the clang and rescuers transported the dormant and injured to a adjacent hospital.
It was not wide what caused the mishap and constabulary feared the decease toll could emergence arsenic immoderate injured were listed successful captious condition.
Road accidents are communal successful mountainous Kashmir and elsewhere successful Pakistan and are often blamed connected poorly maintained vehicles and highways, and wide disregards to postulation rules by drivers.
Kashmir has been divided betwixt Pakistan and neighboring India since their independency from British regularisation successful 1947. The 2 countries each assertion Kashmir successful its entirety and person fought 3 wars betwixt them implicit it.
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