ISLAMABAD - At least twenty people were killed and five injured when a passenger van fell into Indus river at Roundo area of Skardu district on early Monday. Police informed that passenger van was on its way to Skardu from Rawalpindi city, a private news channels reported.

The bus authorities said driver lost control over bus while taking a sharp turn, in result it plummeted into the river. The rescue work started operation immediately and shifted injured to a nearby hospital.