Three killed as van plunges into river in Pakistan

July 22nd, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, July 22 (IAS) At least three people were killed and 15 injured when a passenger van plunged into a river in Pakistan Friday, The News reported.

Carrying 20 people, the van was on its way to Muzaffarabad from Nosehri area. It was crossing Neelam river when the tragedy occurred.

According to witnesses, accident occurred because the driver was overspeeding the van.

The dead and the injured were being shifted to Muzaffarabad hospital till last reports arrived.

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