KARAK, 24 May: At least five persons died, including a woman, in a road accident in Naripos mountainous area today. Sixteen others suffered injuries.

The district police said that the Banda Daud Shah-bound van plunged into a ravine after the drive lost control over the vehicle due to over-speeding.

Condition of five of the injured passengers is stated to be critical. The irate attendants of the injured passengers protested against the absence of the doctors at the hospital where the injured were shifted for treatment.

Meanwhile, three women died in Kohat as the roof of a house collapsed in Garhi Bahram Khan.


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