Two people were killed when a loaded jeep plunged into a roadside ravine along Kaghan Road in the early hours of Saturday, according to eyewitnesses and the local police.
The police told The Express Tribune that a jeep with registration number AJKE 4784 was headed towards Balakot from Naran when the driver lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a blind turn near Sangar village.
The jeep fell into a narrow pass, killing the driver and injuring the passenger, the police said.
The two were shifted to King Abdullah Hospital Mansehra, where the passenger died of injuries. The deceased were identified as the driver Sadaqat and Muhammad Bashir. The bodies were handed over to families. The police said that the jeep was loaded with firewood.
Published In The Express Tribune, June 17th, 2012.
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