ABBOTABAD: A man and a woman were killed, almost a dozen others were injured when a passenger jeep overturned near Batli, some 15 km from Darband, on Sunday evening. Police told The Express Tribune that a jeep carrying 13 passengers was coming from Oghi when the driver lost control of the vehicle near Batli village due to speeding. The jeep collided with a roadside hillock and overturned, killing two of the passengers and injuring 11 others. The dead and the injured, which included a woman and two children, were shifted by the police and locals to a hospital in Oghi, from where six critically injured passengers were referred to Ayub Medical Complex Abbottabad for treatment. The deceased were identified as Miskeena Jan and Javed.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 31st, 2012.