Skardu: Tragic incident, a mountain fell on a passenger van
Skardu: An avalanche fell on an unfortunate passenger van at Tangus in Gilgit-Baltistan’s Skardu city, killing several people.
According to details, rescue sources said that a van was hit by a landslide at Tangus in Skardu today. The van was coming from Rawalpindi to Skardu.
Sources said that the incident took place around 3 pm. Rescue machinery has reached the spot, however, no one has been rescued from the wreckage so far.
SSP Skardu Ishaq Hussain said that there were about 15 passengers in the van. Local sources say 10 people were reported killed in the crash.
According to ARY News, rescue operation is underway to evacuate the passengers from the wreckage. Rescue 1122, police and FW teams are engaged in rescue operations. Meanwhile, sources said that the rescue operation on Gilgit-Skardu Road is facing difficulties due to lack of arrangements.