As many as one lac cars, as per local reports, got struck in Murree amid heavy snowfall on Friday and Saturday.
Local authorities failed to start rescue operations due to bad weather and it left more than a dozen people dead in the cars. According to local authorities, people had to sleep in their cars on Friday night with heaters turned on. Due to Carbon Monoxide spread in the cars, people were left dead including women and children.
The incident left Pakistan in extreme pain including several celebrities who sent prayers for the people in danger. Saba Qamar, Faisal Qureshi, Meesha Shafi, and many other public figures mourned the losses.
I am heartbroken to see images from Murree. My thoughts and prayers go out to the families who lost their loved ones. Please check travel advisory before traveling in extreme weather conditions 💔
— Saba Qamar (@s_qamarzaman) January 8, 2022
— MEESHA SHAFI (@itsmeeshashafi) January 8, 2022
Please pray for departed souls …Receiving sad and disturbing videos of Muree and Galyat. Around 20 people (local tourists) including women and children have died due to extreme weather conditions. Aur jo wahan hain ALLAH pak madad farmaye aur apni amaan mey rakhay ameen
— Faysal Quraishi (@faysalquraishi) January 8, 2022
— Saba Hamid(wear a mask)😷😷😷 (@Sabhamid) January 8, 2022
Woke up to extremely disturbing news coming from #Murree Please do not share the disturbing videos. May Allah protect us all and give sabr to the families who have lost their loved ones.
— Mustafa Zahid (@Mustafology) January 8, 2022