Eight passengers killed as vehicle falls into Buner ravine

In Local
March 29, 2024

In a heart-wrenching incident, tragedy struck Buner on Thursday as a passenger vehicle carrying eight individuals, including women, children, and the driver, careened into a roadside ravine, claiming the lives of all on board.

The ill-fated journey began in the Sawari Bazar area, with the vehicle hurtling into the abyss in the hilly Pandher region near tehsil Chagarzai. Preliminary reports suggest brake failure as the primary cause of the accident, plunging the vehicle and its occupants into a devastating fate.

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The victims, all hailing from a single family, met their untimely demise amidst the rugged terrain of Buner. Among them were five women, two children, and the driver.

Rescue teams swiftly mobilised to the scene, retrieving the bodies from the ravine and transporting them to a nearby hospital for postmortem examinations.

Once the necessary procedures were completed, the remains were handed over to grieving relatives.

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