Four Pak Army soldiers were martyred after a bus was crushed by a landslide on Skardu Road in Gilgit-Baltistan
Ill-fated passenger van was traveling from Rawalpindi to Skardu when the incident took place this morning, an official told mediamen.
Police and eyewitnesses said the landslide was caused by heavy rains.
The police and rescue officials have reached the site
The downpour began on Friday in West Pokot County, which borders Uganda, and worsened overnight, causing flooding and mudslides that swept away four bridges and left the worst-affected village, Muino, unaccessible by road
The machinery has been sent to the point to remove boulders and reopen the highway for traffic, officials of Diamir district administration said in a statement.
According to reports head of the family was seriously injured in the incident and admitted at a hospital for medical attendance.