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Bus accident in Babusar Top: 10 Pakistani soldiers among 26 dead

Peshawar: At least 26 people including 10 Pakistan Army soldiers were killed and 18 others injured Sunday when a bus hit a rock and plunged into a ravine in northwestern Pakistan, officials said.

Local administration official Aurangzeb Haider told AFP four women and six children were among the dead, while senior police official Zaibullah Khan said six of the injured were in critical condition.

The accident happened in the Babusar Top area, bordering Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province with Gilgit-Baltistan.

Army said it airlifted the dead and injured to a hospital in Gilgit.

Identities of the dead were yet to be known.

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