SWABI/ HARIPUR/ LAKKI MARWAT/ UPPER DIR: At least six people died while 22 others were injured in separate road accidents on Thursday. In the first mishap, two people lost their lives when a bus plunged into a ravine near Sheringal, Upper Dir. A police official told The Express Tribune the deceased included a woman and a minor. He added 14 passengers were critically injured. “They were identified as Husna Bibi, Said Rahman, Isma Bibi, Azhar, Zaibullah, Ameer Alam, Tauheed, Suleman, Sherinzada, Wajeeha Bibi, Owais, Mursaleen, Zainab and Shan Bahar,” the official said. Separately, two people died when a truck hit a dumper on GT Road in Haripur. An official of Sara-e-Saleh police station told The Express Tribune the driver of a truck carrying tomatoes from Rawalpindi to Abbottabad lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a dumper. In Swabi, two passengers died and four others were injured when a rickshaw collided with a car. The incident took place on Swabi-Topi Road. In another incident, four people were injured when a speeding car collided with an oil tanker on Bannu Road, Lakki Marwat. Our Correspondent
Published in The Express Tribune, April 15th, 2016.
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