2 killed, 7 injured in van crash in NW Pakistan

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Islamabad, May 8 : At least two people were killed, and seven others injured after a passenger van fell into a ditch in Swat district of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, the rescue service reported.

The accident took place early Sunday morning in Kabal area of the district when the driver lost control of the vehicle due to brake failure, resulting in the casualties of the passengers.

The rescue workers reached the site and shifted the deceased and the injured to the local hospitals, said the rescue service.

The victims included two women and an eight-year-old child, it added.

Road crashes frequently happen in Pakistan, mainly due to poorly maintained vehicles, dilapidated roads and negligence of road safety measures.

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