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Sunday Oct 18 2020

At least 16 killed after bus plunges into ravine in Skardu district

At least 16 people were killed after a landslide forced a passenger coach to plunge into a deep ravine on Gilgit Road near Tungus, on Sunday.

According to details, the bus was carrying 18 passengers when it was traveling from Rawalpindi to Skardu and fell into a ravine due to the landslide.

Rescue operations are underway as the injured are being evacuated and shifted to the nearby hospital for medical treatment.

However, rescue officials fear the number of casualties may rise.