ABBOTTABAD: Three people died in a road accident on Sunday near Harnoi. The deceased were close friends and had gone for a picnic to Galiyat. According to officials of Rescue 1122 and Bagnoter police, the accident occurred when they were on their way to Abbottabad from Nathiagali. When the vehicle reached Sori Pul near Harnoi, the man on the driving seat lost control of the steering wheel. The car skidded off the bridge and plunged down. A Rescue 1122 team took the injured to Ayub Teaching Hospital where the three friends succumbed to their injuries. The deceased are Musadaq, Asim Manzoor and Mehran.