A passenger bus from Skardu to Rawalpindi crashed into a roadside rock near Babu Sar Top. As soon as the accident was reported, rescue officials arrived immediately at the spot.
At least 37 people were riding on the bus at the time of the accident, 26 of them were killed and others were injured, some of which are in critical condition, according to the Diamer Police Control Room.
The bodies and the injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital where the injured are being provided medical help.
A statement issued by Pakistan Army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor said that Pak army rescue operations are underway after the Babousar Top accident.