GHIZER: At least 10 persons including two women and five children were killed when a car plunged into a river here on Friday. The accident took place in Sherpur Qilla, some 30 km from district headquarters Gahkooch.–INP
, where a Dalnatti-bound car coming from Galapur fell thousands of metre down in River Ghizer while negotiating a sharp turn.
As a result, 10 people including two women and five children were killed while one person was rescued in injured condition. Two among the deceased were identified as Ghulamullah and Sher Muhammad.
The police, district administration officials and rescue personnel rushed to the scene and started rescue operation. Some of the bodies were retrieved while the operation for others was stopped till Saturday (today) morning due to darkness.