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5 Killed in Car Accident on Karakoram Highway (KKH)

A horrible car accident in Dassu region of Kohistan has taken the lives of all 5 people travelling in a car from Rawalpindi to Gilgit. According to local police, 4 passengers and the driver died on the spot after the car went out of control fell off a 100-feet cliff.

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5 Killed in Car Accident on Karakoram Highway (KKH)

A horrible car accident in Dassu region of Kohistan has taken the lives of all 5 people travelling in a car from Rawalpindi to Gilgit. According to local police, 4 passengers and the driver died on the spot after the car went out of control fell off a 100-feet cliff.

All four passengers belonged to the same family from Gulmit village in Upper Hunza. The driver, who was  pronounced dead on the spot, belonged to Mansehra district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to sources, a car bearing number plate ADJ 585 was rented from Rawalpindi.

KKH Accident

A picture of wrecked car that faced the accident on KKH

The passengers and driver were recognized as:

1. Dawood, Driver (Mansehra)

2. Syed Hussain Shah S/O Ahmad Baig (Gulmit, Hunza)

3. Faiza Jan D/O Ali Ahmad Jan, Student f Bahria University (Gulmit, Hunza)

4. Ali Ahmad Jan (Gulmit, Hunza)

5. Aziza Ali D/O Farman Ali, Student (Gulmit, Hunza)

KKH Accident

Karakoram Highaway is at its worst condition between Chilas and Dassu leading to accidents more often than ever. The renovation process could not be taken forward despite approval of funds last year.

GBee Staff brings you the breaking news, latest updates and trending stories from Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral (GBC) regions of Pakistan. For queries, suggestions and submitting articles, contact editor[at]gbee.pk

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