At least five people died while three others were critically injured when a huge landmass fell on a van in Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) on Thursday.

Police said that a big land mass fell over a van while traveling in the mountainous area at Jandrot Road in Nakyal, Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK).

The vehicle was completely wrecked in the incident resulting in death of five people while another three were seriously injured.

According to police, rescue of injured people was obstructed due to lack of suitable arrangements. However, the rescuers with assistance of locals pulled the bodies and injured out of debris and shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities and treatment.