Muzaffarabad (Staff Report): At least five tourists were killed as a bridge collapse in Neelam valley of Azad Kashmir on Sunday.

As per details, more than 25 tourists swept away and at least 5 of them were dead when Kundal Shahi bridge over the bourn of Jagiran in Neelam valley colaapsed.

According to locals, the bridge collapsed as it could not withstand the pressure due to overweight.

More than 25 tourists including women and children have swept away in the river, said an eyewitness.

An operation is underway to rescue the tourists , with authorities having rescued at least four people up till now.

Locals said the victims were students of Faisalabad’s private college.