Woman, child among 15 die as bus falls into ravine in Attock

At least 35 people also injured; those in critical condition shifted to hospital in Rawalpindi


News Desk May 04, 2021
the accident took place when the bus, trying to avoid an accident with another car, fell into the ditch near Burhan Interchange. PHOTO: EXPRESS

A speeding bus on Monday fell into a ravine in Punjab's Attock district, killing 15 people including a 32-year-old woman and a five-month-old girl and injuring more than 35, Express News reported.

As per details, the accident took place when the bus, trying to avoid an accident with another car, fell into the ditch near Burhan Interchange in Hasan Abdal.

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The Motorway Police and rescue officials, after receiving the information about the deadly accident, reached the site and rushed the injured to a local hospital.

Hospital sources said that the condition of several injured is critical and some of them were moved to Rawalpindi after first aid for further treatment.

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Some of the deceased have been identified as Ashfaq Ali resident of Mardan, Suleman resident of Mardan, Waqas resident of Mardan, Kamran resident of Swabi, Mohammad Rauf resident of Swabi, Hameeda resident of Mardan, five months old Khadeeja resident of Swabi and Haroon resident of Charsadda.

The identity of three victims is yet to be ascertained.

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