25 killed in bus-car collision on KKH
SuchTV | Feb 08, 2023
The accident occurred after the over-speeding bus collided with a car near the Shatial check post in the Kohistan district, information minister of the GB Fatehullah Khan told media.The passenger bus and the car fell into the ravine after the accident, said the official, adding that at least 45 passengers were onboard the bus when the incident happened.Rescue teams rushed to the site and shifted the victims to a nearby hospital.Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif expressed grief over the lives lost in the accident. He offered his condolences to the bereaved families and prayed for the deceased.He directed the authorities concerned to provide the injured with all available medical facilities.GB Chief Minister Khalid Khurshid had expressed sorrow over the accident. He directed the administration and all relevant departments to evacuate the injured and to provide them medical facilities.The CM also directed to set up a special control room for better coordination and monitoring of the emergency response. He also advised to send a medical team from Gilgit if the need arose.
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