ABBOTTABAD, 2 December: Three people of a family died and five others sustained injuries when a truck plunged into a ravine in Abbottabad on Thursday night.

Police said the truck was travelling from Abbottabad to Sherwan when the driver lost control over it in Bagarya area due to darkness and it fell into a deep gorge. Ten people belonging to Tanoli tribe were sitting in the truck at the time of the accident, and two of them remained safe.

The local people retrieved the dead bodies and injured people and took them to hospital.