20 people died as a passenger van fell into the river in Gilgit-Baltistan – Research Snipers

20 people died as a passenger van fell into the river in Gilgit-Baltistan

As many as 20 people have lost their lives when a passenger van full of at least 25 people fell into a river in Gilgit-Baltistan on Monday Morning.

According to the details shared by the police officials, the deceased include women and children. The officials said that there were 25 people were traveling on the bus including the driver.

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The passenger van carrying people was heading to Skardu from Rawalpindi before it fell into the Indus River.

As per the details, the police officials and the local volunteers are busy performing the rescue activities at the site of the unfortunate incident.

Faizullah Farq—the spokesperson of the Gilgit-Baltistan government had previously confirmed 19 deaths.

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