Three die as vehicle plunges into gorge in Balakot

BALAKOT, 24 September: At least three tourists died and two others were injured when a vehicle plunged into a deep ravine here on Sunday, police said.

As per police report, the accident took place when a vehicle, coming from Naran, skidded off the road as the driver lost control over it and fell into a deep gorge near Kappi Gali in tehsil Balakot, District Mansehra.

The people died in the accident were identified as Sikandar, Zeeshan and Asad Kiyani. The deceased and the injured persons hailed from the same family of District Bagh of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. The injured were shifted to Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) Hospital Balakot for treatment.

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