Landsliding On Passenger Van Claims 16 Lives in Skardu
Land sliding on a bus has claimed the life of 16 people including four Pak Army soldiers on Sakrdu Road in Gilgit-Baltistan.
These martyred soldiers were Suna Khan, Asif, Irshad and Farooq.
This tragic incident happened at the landslide at Tangoos area in Gilgit-Baltistan. There were 16 people on the passenger van.
This van was travelling from Rawalpindi to Skardu and the incident took place in midnight destroying the vehicle.
A relief operation was immediately started and the security and rescue teams rushed to the scene. They tried their best to rescue those under the wreckage.
All the dead bodies have been taken out from the debris and the search operation has been marked complete.
Condolences have been expressed by the Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan region Mir Afzal
The bodies will be sent to the deceased families after identification as the directions of the Chief Minister.