Eight drowned in Pakistan cable car accident

Eight people were drowned in Pakistan Sunday after the wire of a cable car lift installed over the Indus river in a town in the Gilgit-Baltistan area snapped, Dawn reported.

Published: 15th July 2012 04:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th July 2012 04:18 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

Eight people were drowned in Pakistan Sunday after the wire of a cable car lift installed over the Indus river in a town in the Gilgit-Baltistan area snapped, Dawn reported.

All eight passengers were swept away by the strong river currents. Rescue efforts in the Chillas town were getting obstructed by a surge in the river's waterflow, the report added.

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