14 killed in accident in Pakistan-administered Kashmir Bus falls into ravine after failing to take a sharp turn on a mountaineer road near scenic Poona town, says police sources

ISLAMABAD (AA) – At least 14 people were killed and 30 others were injured after a passenger bus fell into a ravine in Pakistan-administered Kashmir on Monday, security sources said.

The accident occurred in Mirpur district of the disputed Himalayan region due to over speeding, according to police.

Initial findings said that the driver could not control the bus while taking a sharp turn on a mountaineer road near scenic Poona town. As a result, the bus fell into a ravine.

TV footages showed rescue workers along with local residents retrieving the victims from the ravine and taking shrouded bodies to ambulances.

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