Five killed, two injured as bus plunges into ditch in Mansehra


MANSEHRA: At least five tourists were killed while two others sustained severe wounds when a bus plunged into a ditch near Mansehra here on Thursday.


As per details, the bus was en route to Balakot from Murree when suddenly it fell into a ditch killing six and injuring two people. Locals gathered after hearing the screams and rescued the victims. The injured, belonging from Muzaffargar, were shifted to the Balakot Hospital for medicinal aid. The deceased have been identified as Haseeb, Adeel, Shahid Niazi, Mohsina and Aijaz.

According to rescue officials, the incident took place due to lubrication on road after rain.