Kohistan (Hunza News Online.) Rescue operation is underway in Kohistan Dasu incident. The injured are being airlifted to various hospitals. 13 injured have been shifted to Gilgit by helicopter.
The Pakistani Foreign Office in its statement termed the incident as an accident and said that the bus carrying the workers from the camp to work had fallen into a ditch due to a technical fault
Emergency has also been declared in the hospitals of Syria among the injured foreigners. District administration, police and rescue teams are present at the spot. According to the control room administration, initially the nature of the blast was being assessed. The incident took place around 8 am
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According to the Deputy Commissioner’s Office, Kohistan: The dead included 8Chinese and 4 Pakistanis.
As soon as the incident was reported, the district administration of Upper Kohistan and Rescue 1122 reached the spot.
According to DPO Upper Kohistan Office, a cylinder exploded in the coaster vehicle of Chinese company Ghazoba CGGC.
The dead and injured have been shifted to nearby RHC Hospital.
Kohistan: More deaths are feared in the accident.