Seven die, 10 injured as passenger coach falls into nullah in Rawalkot


At least seven people died and 10 others were injured when a passenger coach fell into a nullah on Saturday.

Rescue sources said that a Rawalkot bound passenger coach coming from Rawalpindi skidded off road and plunged into Goi nullah near Azad Pattan area of Rawalkot, AJK.

Rescue personnel rushed to the scene of the accident soon after getting the information and started a rescue operation.

The bodies and injured were shifted to DHQ Hospital where the condition of some wounded people was stated to be serious.

Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) PM and president expressed deep grief over the loss of precious lives in the road accident. They directed for providing best treatment facilities to the injured and compensating the bereaved families.