Six die, four injured in Mansehra road accident

Seven killed as jeep plunges into deep ravine in Galyat

MANSEHRA: Six people lost their lives, while four others, including women, sustained injuries when a vehicle of wedding guests met an accident in Mansehra on Saturday night.
A jeep which was part of a convoy of vehicles of wedding guests, was coming back to Gali Miran area when it went out of driver’s control and fell into a deep ravine in Garhi Habibullah area. Local sources said the accident happened in the night due to which the rescue personnel faced difficulties in rescue operation.
Four persons died on the spot while six were injured. Those who died on the spot include Ali Asghar, Muhammad Shakeel, Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Liaquat. The injured persons were shifted to King Abdullah Hospital in Mansehra. Police said two of the injured persons succumbed to their injuries at the hospital after which the death toll mounted to six. The four injured persons are under treatment in hospital.
Traffic accidents regularly happen in Pakistan mainly due to poor condition of roads and reckless driving by the drivers who are mostly untrained.


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