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MINGORA, May 11: Ten people were injured after a vehicle fell into a ravine in Malam Jaba valley of Swat district, the police say.

The passenger van, travelling from Mangargot to Shangla district, plunged into the gorge after the brakes of the vehicle failed. The injured were shifted to local hospital where the doctors said three people were in critical condition.

Separately, an inferno broke out at a house due to short-circuiting in Naway Kalay area of Mingora town, reducing goods worth thousands of rupees to ashes.