Muzaffarabd: In a devastating incident near Garhi Dupatta, close to the Bedian area, a bus traveling from Muzaffarabad to Chakothi plunged into the Jhelum River.
The accident occurred in the vicinity of Bhediara in Chakothi, resulting in the loss of two lives, including the driver, Raja Tariq Sakanra, and passenger Hameed Akram from Kona, Channari.
Details reveal that the coaster bus, en route from Muzaffarabad to Chakothi, met with the tragic accident near Bedian while heading towards Gudhi Dupatta. The bus, carrying five individuals, including driver Raja Tariq Sakanra and passenger Hameed Akram from Kona, Channari, veered off the road and plunged into the Jhelum River.
The mishap resulted in the unfortunate demise of two individuals, Raja Tariq Sakanra and Hameed Akram, while two others sustained severe injuries. The injured have been promptly transferred to Muzaffarabad Hospital by Rescue 1122.
This tragic incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of road safety and the need for heightened caution, especially on routes prone to such accidents.
Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident to ensure a comprehensive understanding and take necessary steps to prevent similar incidents in the future.