12 dead as vehicle falls into ravine in Upper Kohistan

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UPPER KOHISTAN: At least 12 people fell to their death when a vehicle plunged into a deep ravine in Kamila in Upper Kohistan on Thursday night.

According to District Police Officer Raja Mohammad Saboor, 15 people were travelling in the vehicle, of which 12 passengers who died in the roadside accident belonged to one family.

The deceased include two women, six children and four men, police said. The bodies have been handed over to the family.

He added that the accident took place when the vehicle while making a U-turn plunged off the road on route from Seo to Kamila.

Three children were shifted to the hospital for treatment, he added.