PESHAWAR - Six passengers died while six others including, women and children, injured when a passenger jeep plunged into a deep ravine in Chitral here Monday.

According to details, a passenger jeep with 15 passengers on board was coming from Booni to Chitral city, skid off the road while negotiating a sharp turn in Barnas Nullah area and fell into deep ravine. Resultantly, six passengers died instantly and six others injured. Some of the passengers managed to save themselves by jumping out of the vehicle.

The local volunteers and police rushed to the spot and shifted the injured to hospital. The reason behind the incident was stated to be over speeding and bad condition of the road.