9 killed, 6 injured as van plunges into ravine in Mirpur

9 killed, 6 injured as van plunges into ravine in Mirpur

Mirpur (Staff Report): At least nine people including women and children were killed as a passenger van fell into a ravine on Sunday in Azad Kashmir’s Mirpur district on Sunday.


The vehicle fell in Pir Gali area, killing nine and wounding six people, rescue sources said.

The injured were shifted to District Headquarter Hospital.

During last month, more than 25 tourists were swept away and at least 12 of them were declared dead after a bridge collapsed in Neelam valley of Azad Kashmir.