14 killed in road accident in Pakistan occupied Kashmir

The dead bodies have been shifted to a government hospital in Mirpur.

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 21, 2014, 16:27 PM IST

Islamabad: At least 14 people were killed and 40 others injured in a road accident when an over-speeding passenger bus fell into a gorge in Pakistan occupied Kashmir today.

The vehicle was going from Mirpur to Samahni in Bhimer district when its driver lost control while negotiating a sharp turn, Radio Pakistan reported.

The dead bodies have been shifted to a government hospital in Mirpur.

The death toll may rise as condition of some of the victims is described as critical.

Road accidents are common in Pakistan and most of them are due to bad road and untrained drivers.