At least 16 people were killed after a landslide forced a passenger coach to plunge into a deep ravine on Gilgit Road near Tungus, on Sunday. According to details, the bus was carrying 18 passengers when it was traveling from Rawalpindi to Skardu and fell into a ravine due to the landslide. He added that the road will be opened for traffic once the rescue operation is completed. Earlier in September, a landslide in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province killed at least 23 miners and injured another 20. The incident occurred in Safi Tehsil of Mohmand district, that sits near the Afghanistan border. According to a survey done later the same month revealed that around a third of the mines in the district were ‘high risk’.