At least ten people were killed as a bus carrying an estimated 30 to 40 passengers fell into a river in Gilgit in northern Pakistan Thursday morning, a private TV reported. According to the report, the accident took place at about 11:00 a.m. local time when a bus heading from Kargarah to Gilgit fell into a river due to unknown reasons. Ten bodies have been recovered, said the report, adding that the remaining passengers on the bus are still missing and the death toll could further rise. Located in the northern part of the country, Gilgit is a mountainous area with poor road conditions. Such accidents are often reported in this area.