Three dead, 12 injured in Islamabad road accident


ISLAMABAD: At least three people died and a dozen others injured when a passenger van fell into a gorge in the suburbs of Islamabad on Thursday.

Rescue sources said that a passenger van plunged into a ravine in the village of Shahdara of Bhara Kahu, Islamabad.

Police sources said that they are investigating whether the accident took place due to a mechanical fault or careless driving.

Three dead bodies and six injured were shifted to Poly Clinic and six injured to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences.