A Gilgit bound car has met a fatal accident at Babusar Pass taking lives of 6 people. According to sources, all 6 belonged to the same family from Nagar valley. The deceased included 2 women, 2 children and two men.
The deceased have been identified as:
- Liaqat S/O Muhammad Bashir
- Masooma Liaqat
- Qaim Ali S/O Liaqat
- Mazhar Ali S/O Liaqat
- Ameer Hayat S/O Rustam
- Mairaj W/O Ameer Hayat
The car was travelling from Rawalpindi. The deceased belonged to Sikandarabad town of Hunza-Nagar district.
Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez Ur Rehman has showed his sympathies with families of the deceased.
Babusar Pass has recently been opened for traffic. The route reduces about 6 hours of travel time between Gilgit and Rawalpindi.