70 injured as bus carrying wedding party falls in gorge


DI KHAN: At least 70 people including women and children were injured when a bus carrying participants of a wedding party fell into a gorge here on Saturday.

Police said that the bus carrying was returning back to Daraban Dera Ismail Khan after attending a wedding ceremony Wan Bhachran Mianwali back to Daraban Dera Ismail Khan, when the vehicle got out of the driver’s control and plunged into a ravine Mandhran More.

On directives of District Emergency Officer (DEO) Irfanullah Marwat, ambulances of Rescue 1122 reached the scene of an accident and started the rescue operation.

The injured were shifted to hospital for treatment where their condition was stated to be stable.