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Eight feared dead as jeep falls into Neelum river

May 17, 2012


Pakistani rescue workers move a body at
Rescue workers move a body at a hospital. — Photo by AFP/File

MUZAFFARABAD: Eight people were feared dead after a passenger jeep fell into the Neelum river in Pakistani-administered Kashmir on Thursday, DawnNews reported.

Moreover, five others had been rescued and shifted to a hospital for treatment.

Rescue workers were looking for the eight missing passengers however no bodies had been found.

Witnesses said the jeep was carrying more people than its capacity which may have led to the accident.