Muree: As many as eight people were died as the passenger bus fell into a gorge at Khairagli area in Galiyat.
Security sources said that the incident occured owing to a speed due to a race between two passenger buses. The unfortunate accident claimed eight lives and many sustained injuries.
The injured were shifted to a near by hospital. An injured passenger said that the bus drivers of two passenger buses were in race against each other owing to which the accident took place.
An another eye-witness said that the two passenger buses collided with each other after the race between the two and one of the bus fell into the gorge.
On the instructions of the district administration an emergency has been imposed in the hospitals of Muree.
Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has expressed deep sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the accident and he also called a report regarding the accident.