NATCO bus collided with a tanker operated by FWO at Dambudas on Baltistan Highway.
Driver of the bus died on the spot as a result of the collision while up to ten passengers were injured.
According to Tourism Police, the bus was traveling from Skardu to Rawalpindi. Passengers with minor injuries were rushed to a nearby hospital in Thowar while others with serious injuries were taken to RHQ Hospital, Skardu.
After collision, tanker is severely damaged around 80% is effected while the NATCO bus having 25% effected.
According to local reports, 1 live have been lost and 5 passengers are in critical condition. The reason of collision is under investigation by local police.