10 missing, as passenger van falls into river Jhelum


A passenger van fell into the river Jhulem and ten commuters were feared to be washed away in the river while nine were injured, a private TV channel reported on Tuesday.
Sources said that the overloaded passenger van was on way to Reshian of district Hatian from Rawalpindi, when at Majoi in Muzaffarabad at a turning skidded into the river. Nineteen people were on board and after an hour of efforts by the locals and the rescue staff nine injured were retrieved from the river, however, ten people went missing feared washed away in the flowing river.
Rescue sources told that the retrieval of the missing commuters could not be made possible for lack of resources.