16 killed in wed­ding party bus ac­ci­dent

The Myanmar Times - - World -

At least 16 peo­ple were killed when a bus car­ry­ing a wed­ding party fell into a ravine in a re­mote hilly area of Pak­istan-ad­min­is­tered Kash­mir yes­ter­day. Twenty-nine oth­ers were in­jured, six critically, and lo­cal au­thor­i­ties warned the death toll could rise. “A bus (was) car­ry­ing around 50 peo­ple, who were go­ing to at­tend a wed­ding cer­e­mony, from Pa­lan­dari to Ha­jira when it fell into a ravine,” po­lice chief Has­san Qayum said. “At least 16 peo­ple have died while 29 oth­ers are in­jured, six of whom are in crit­i­cal con­di­tion.”

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