14 killed in road accident in Pakistan occupied Kashmir

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Islamabad, Jul 21: At least 14 people were killed and 40 others injured in a road accident when an over-speeding passenger bus fell into a gorge in Pakistan occupied Kashmir on Monday.

The vehicle was going from Mirpur to Samahni in Bhimer district when its driver lost control while negotiating a sharp turn, Radio Pakistan reported.

The dead bodies have been shifted to a government hospital in Mirpur.

The death toll may rise as condition of some of the victims is described as critical.

Road accidents are common in Pakistan and most of them are due to bad road and untrained drivers.

PTI

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