Two dead, 18 injured as van falls in gorge


BHIMBER: At least two people died and 18 others injured when a passenger van fell into a gorge in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Tuesday.

Police said that a passenger van skidded off road while negotiating a sharp turn in Kandeli Bareilly area of district Bhimber of AJK.

Two people died on the spot in the accident while 18 others were seriously injured.

The police and local people through joint efforts pulled up the bodies and injured from the gorge and shifted them to a hospital where the condition of some wounded people was stated to be serious.