ISLAMABAD: A landslide in northern Pakistan on Sunday buried a minibus with 15 folks onboard beneath tons of mud and rock with rescue employees digging by the wreckage within the hopes of discovering survivors, police mentioned.
Police officer Wakil Khan mentioned the landslide overtook the minibus that was travelling from town of Rawalpindi in Punjab province to the scenic metropolis of Skardu. The bus was pushed right into a deep ditch alongside the mountainous street in Skardu and buried beneath mud and rock.
Khan indicated that the probabilities of discovering anybody alive are bleak, however rescue employees and native volunteers are digging by the mud in the hunt for survivors.
Landslides after heavy monsoon rain are widespread in Pakistan, and are the trigger widespread injury in areas of mountainous terrain.
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