Two children killed, eight injured in Upper Dir accident

UPPER DIR, 7 December: Two children lost their lives and eight other people sustained injuries when a vehicle carrying wedding guests met an accident in Upper Dir on Thursday.

Local people said a double cabin Datsun carrying wedding guests from Kir Darra to Surbat went out of driver’s control in Chakiatan area and dashed into a mountain. Nine-year-old Owais and 10-year-old Mushtaq died on the spot, while eight other people, including four women, sustained injuries. The injured were taken to Timergara Hospital.

The dead and injured belong to the same family. Some people said the accident happened due to over speeding.

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