— Dawn
— Dawn

MANSEHRA: Two American nationals sustained injuries when a pickup vehicle plunged into a deep ravine in Chitta Batta area here on Wednesday.

“We rushed to the scene and shifted the injured Americans to the hospital,” Amir Khadam, a spokesman of Rescue 1122, told reporters after the incident.

Gargein, 45, and Yarga, 60, were on their way to Kaghan valley on a recreational tour when one of them driving the vehicle lost control over the steering while negotiating a sharp turn, and as a result, it skidded off the Mansehra-Naran-Jalkhad Road and plunged into a ravine.

The locals and officials of Rescue 1122 shifted both of them to King Abdullah Teaching Hospital, where condition of them was stated to be out of danger.

Published in Dawn, September 17th, 2020