Three died, 29 injured after bus hit by landslide in Neelum Valley

Landslides are common in Kashmir's northern mountainous region while poor road infrastructure also causes several road mishaps every year.

By: Jalaluddin Mughal

NEELUM VALLEY: April 22, 2016.
A mountain landslid buried a passenger bus with at least 32 people onboard, killing three and leaving 29 including four women in Dawarian town of bordering Neelum district of Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) said on Friday evening.

28 including eight seriously injured have been shifted to hospital while efforts continue to recover dead bodies. Rescue workers believe that at least one person is still alive in buried bus.

The accident took place some 20 km North-east of Athmuqam, the district headquarter of Neelum on Friday evening when ill-fated bus was travelling to Sharda from Muzaffarabad, the capital city of PaK

Landslides are common in Kashmir’s northern mountainous region while poor road infrastructure also causes several road mishaps every year.

Earlier on Monday, three died and six gone missing after an official jeep drown in Neelum river near the same town.

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