Bodies of nine recovered from landslide-trapped van on Karakoram Highway

Bodies of nine recovered from landslide-trapped van on Karakoram Highway

Kohistan (Staff Report): The bodies of nine labourers were retrieved from inside a van that got buried Monday night under the rubble from a landslide near Khushi point on the Karakoram Highway.


The deceased were labourers and returning from work when their vehicle was crushed by the landslide.

According to police, heavy machinery had been summoned to retrieve the trapped labourers safely.

The Karakoram Highway was subsequently closed off for traffic.