At least 22 people were killed and 50 others were wounded in separate road accidents in Kahuta and Gilgit, officials said on Tuesday. Eleven people were killed when their fast-moving bus plunged into a deep ravine in the city’s suburban area of Kahuta Punjar on Tuesday. According to police, the bus was carrying at least 50 people. The relief teams, which were sent towards the mishap site, said at least 20 passengers were injured. The ill-fated bus was en route to Kahuta from Narh village, Rawalpindi, when it went out of driver’s control and careened off several feet down into the valley, killing six people on the spot and injuring over 20. The injured and bodies were shifted to Kahuta Tehsil Hospital. Six critically injured people were shifted to District Headquarters Hospital, Rawalpindi. In another mishap, at least eleven people were killed and ten others injured in a roadside accident in the Gilgit’s area of Astore. According to police sources, the passenger wagon was plying from Pareshag to Astore when it skidded off into the river after it went out of control owing to overloading. Bodies and the injured including woman were shifted to District Hospital Astore. Meantime, operation is in progress to rescue other passengers from the river. President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf have expressed their grief over lost of lives. In separate messages, the President and Prime Minister expressed sympathies to victims families and advised authorities to provide best treatment for those who sustained injuries in accidents.