Oghi tragedy: 7 dead as van plunges into ravine

With the help of local residents, police officials moved the deceased and the injured to the Oghi Rural Health Centre


Our Correspondent April 30, 2016

MANSEHRA: Seven passengers, including two children and two women, were killed and three others injured when a van plunged into a ravine while travelling across a precarious mountain path in the Oghi tehsil on Saturday. Police said the identity of the dead and the injured could not be ascertained immediately. A local resident, Naseebroz Khan, said the driver was crossing a stream when he lost control of the van and it skidded off the road, falling several hundred feet into another stream. With the help of local residents, police officials moved the deceased and the injured to the Oghi Rural Health Centre, he said.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 1st, 2016.

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