11 passengers die, 10 hurt as jeep falls into deep gorge near Muzaffarabad


MUZAFFARABAD, 25 April (TNS): 11passengers, including a woman, have died and 10 others sustained injuries as a jeep fell into a deep gorge near Sairi Dara village of the top mountainous area in the outskirts of Muzaffarabad district late Tuesday night, official sources confirmed.

Police said a passenger jeep fell into gorge while negotiating a sharp turn near Muzaffarabad. According to official sources, the jeep went out of driver’s control due to some technical fault and nosedived into the gorge, more than 300-feet down the road. 11 people were reported dead and over 10 injured in the tragedy.  Rescue teams arrived at the site and shifted the bodies and injured to CMH and AIMS hospitals.