ISLAMABAD: At least three people were killed and 10 others were injured when a passenger van fell into a ravine on the outskirts of the capital on Thursday mornin . The Bhara Kahu police said that 12 people were travelling in a Suzuki pick-up truck. The van fell off the road in Shahdara at around 8:30am. As a result, three people, including a teenager, were killed while nine others were injured. They were rushed to the Polyclinic and the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS). The deceased were identified as 15-year-old Ahad, 28-year-old Nawazish, and 40-year-old Murad. The injured were identified as Ikram, Junaid, Haroon, Muhammad Tanveer, Muhammad Ashfaq, Ashfaaq, Dilnawaz, Muhammad Aslam, and Zaheer. The van’s driver, Aqeel, was also injured in the accident.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 23rd, 2018.