Vehicle Accident in Pakistan on Friday, 22 February, 2013 at 15:59 (03:59 PM) UTC.
Friday, 22 February, 2013 at 15:59 (03:59 PM) UTC
Cause of event:
County / State:
State of North West Frontier Province
N 34° 8.584, E 71° 42.342
Number of affected people / Humanities loss
Affected is unknown.
At least eight people, including three children drowned when the bus they were riding in fell into a river near Charsadda Road on Friday. The passengers were on their way to a wedding from Samarbagh, Peshawar. Rescue officials have managed to pull 15 passengers out of the water and shifted them to a nearby hospital. According to rescue workers, around 35 people were on board the bs, including women and children, when it fell into the river. The deceased also include three children. Rescue work to recover other passengers is underway.