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Truck crash kills 10 in NWFP

The open-back truck, used for public transport in mountainous Abbottabad district, was carrying 14 people including the driver.
None | By DPA, Islamabad
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2008 04:55 PM IST

Ten people were killed and four missing after a passenger truck fell into a deep ravine early on Sunday in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province, media reported.

The open-back truck, used for public transport in mountainous Abbottabad district, was carrying 14 people including the driver when it fell nearly 1,000 metres into a canyon, a private news channel reported.

Authorities had retrieved 10 bodies from the site. Roads in the mountainous region are in poor condition.

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