The bus had been headed to the town of Skardu from Rawalpindi on Sunday night.
The cause of the accident was unclear, and rescue workers were still working at the scene recovering the injured and the dead and taking them to a nearby hospital, said Faiz Ullah Faraq, spokesman for the Gilgit-Baltistan region.
Faraq said the bus had been headed to the town of Skardu in the Gilgit-Baltistan region from the garrison city of Rawalpindi. He gave no further details.
Late on Sunday five people died and 17 were injured when a bus fell into a ravine near the town of Arja, northeast of Islamabad, said local official Abdul Hameed Kiyani.
Skardu serves as the gateway to K-2, the world’s highest peak after Mt. Everest, which is also part of the Himalayas. Large numbers of local and foreign tourists visit the peak annually. Skardu is around 240 kilometres north of the Pakistani capital of Islamabad.
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