Skip to main content

Bus plunges into ravine in Pakistan, killing 27

From Nasir Habib, CNN
updated 3:41 AM EDT, Sat March 16, 2013

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- A bus accident in northern Pakistan killed 27 people Saturday, including 25 soldiers, authorities said.

The two other passengers were civilians.

The bus plummeted into a ravine in Kohistan province, which is near the border with Kashmir, the military said.

Roads through the mountainous terrain are treacherous, and accidents occur frequently there.

CNN's Ben Brumfield wrote in Atlanta

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT