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Pakistan Soldiers in Bus Accident

Pakistan Soldiers in Bus Accident

On March 16, 2013, a bus en route from Rawalpindi to Gilgit slid off a mountain into a ravine. Twenty-four passengers were killed and five were injured. The accident occurred in Kohistan, Pakistan on the Pakistan-China highway near Samarnala. Those aboard the bus were Northern Light Infantry soldiers from Gilgit who were deployed toSwat [...]

Punjab Buses Collide, Injure 76

Punjab Buses Collide, Injure 76

What: Bus LRP-1467 from Swat and LZ-1475 from Swabi were en route to Karachi Where: Dera Ghazi Khan When: August 29, 2012 Who: 8 fatalities, 76 injured Why: Eight passengers died when two buses collided in Dera Ghazi Khan on the Indus Highway near Kala Colony. Apparently the two buses were trying to pass each other, when the bumped [...]

Bus accident Claims 9 in Kahuta

Bus accident Claims 9 in Kahuta

What: bus #LXU-9350 en route from Narr village to Rawalpindi Where: Kahuta, Pakistan When: July 17, 2012 Who: 9 fatalities, 52 passengers Why: The bus was on the Kahuta-Rawalpindi road at about 8:45am when its brakes failed. The driver could not slow down, according to passengers. The bus fell int o a ditch 30 meters deep and [...]

Wedding Guests Bus Crash in Kahuta, Pakistan Ravine, 30+ fatalities

Wedding Guests Bus Crash in Kahuta, Pakistan Ravine, 30+ fatalities

What: Bus en route from Kahuta to Chakwal Where: Narr village, Pakistan When: June 3, 2012, 10:30 pm Who: 30 fatalities, 60+ injuries Why: A bus with between 80 and 100 passengers was en route to Chakwal when it fell into a ravine in a sharp turn in the road in Narr Village. The accident occurred 25 km from Kahuta town in Rawalpindi. [...]

Pakistan Bus Fails to Negotiate Kozmila Curve, 17 Fatalities

Pakistan Bus Fails to Negotiate Kozmila Curve, 17 Fatalities

What: K-2 Bus en route from Rawalpindi to Skardu Where: Kozmila district of Kohistan, near Tehsil Dasu, N of Pakistan When: May 3, 2012 Who: 17 fatalities, 19 injured, 37 aboard Why: The bus was speeding when the driver lost control on a sharp turn, and tumbled into a ravine. Two women and three children were killed in the crash. There [...]

Baghanwala Morh Bus Roll-over Kills 20

Baghanwala Morh Bus Roll-over Kills 20

What: Bus en route from Sangla Hill to Lahore Where: Sheikhupura When: March 26, 2012 Who: 20 Fatalities, 55 aboard Why: Fifty five passengers were aboard the Lahore bound bus when it crashed at Baghanwala Morh near Farooqabad near Sheikhupura in Pakistan. The bus #FSB-855 rolled several times. The injured were taken by Rescue [...]

Chennab bus crash kills 19, 1 survivor

Chennab bus crash kills 19, 1 survivor

What: bus crash Where: Kashmir When: Feb 10, 2012 Who: 19 fatalities, 1 wounded Why: A bus full of people going to job interviews was en route to Doda when it made a turn in a village, and fell 300 feet down a gorge, killing 19. The accident occurred near Shorna Batyas. The one survivor was airlifted to Jammu. The driver lost [...]

Pakistan Gas Pipe Repaired, Exploded

Pakistan Gas Pipe Repaired, Exploded

What: pipeline Where: Jaffarabad When: Jan 7, 2012 Who: no known injuries Why: A recently repaired gas pipeline near Malagzad Police Station blew up and disrupted the local gas supply. The pipe was disconnected from the network that feeds Sindh to prevent leakage. The area was cordoned off, and is being blamed on an attack. Repairs are [...]

Pakistan Bus Crash Kills 23, injures 22

Pakistan Bus Crash Kills 23, injures 22

What: Bus en route from Badin to Karachi Where: Pakistan's southern Sindh province When: Nov 13, 2011 Who: 20 people were killed and 22 others injured Why: In Thatta, a van with 20 passengers tried to pass a bus en route from Badin to Karachi. The accident occurred on the National Highway. The head on collision killed 17 in the [...]

Packed Pakistan Bus crash Kills 30+ Children, Principal

Packed Pakistan Bus crash Kills 30+ Children, Principal

What: Bus en route from picnic Where: Pakistan's Punjab province When: Sept 26, 2011, 7:50 pm Who: 70 injured, 38 killed, 105 aboard. Why: The bus driver lost control of the bus turning near Kalar Kahar, and went off road into a ravine. Some early reports say the brakes failed. The overloaded bus was carrying mostly twelve and [...]

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