ISLAMABAD, Jan. 5 : (Xinhua) – At least five people were killed and seven others injured in two separate road accidents in Pakistan in the last 24 hours, local media reported on Wednesday.

In the Lower Dir district of the country’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, an ambulance skidded in the snow and fell into a river, killing four and injuring six others, said the reports.

Another person was killed and one injured when a truck overturned on Multan road close to Chunian city of Pakistan’s eastern Punjab province, local media reported.

Road accidents frequently happen in Pakistan, mainly due to poorly maintained vehicles, dilapidated roads as well as negligence of road safety measures. Enditem

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