25 killed as bus crashes into river gorge in Kashmir, Pakistan
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
The bus was carrying around 40 people when it left the road in the Neelum Valley. According to a local military official who declined to give his name to reporters "It was apparently due to overspeeding. That's the reason witnesses are giving".
The crash occurred 45 km (30 miles) Northeast of the town of Muzaffarabad, according to the same official. The bus had been heading for the town, having originated from Jura.
The military continues to search for six more passengers who are known to be missing.
- Reuters. "Bus Crashes off Pakistani Mountain Road; 25 Dead" — , August 20, 2007
- Sadaqat Jan. "Bus Crash Kills 25 in Pakistan" — , August 20, 2007