Dawoud has been a truck driver for 10 years, making trips across Pakistan's perilous Lowari Pass, just to earn a few extra rupees. But his income is barely enough to feed his family of three children, wife and mother.

He has no control over nature and believes that he owes his life to the perfect control of his truck, which has already clocked 776,000km. At times he is at the mercy of the sudden avalanches that occur along the way.

Dawoud and his brother, Khaled, spend days on the road ferrying goods to remote villages in the mountainous region in the country's northwestern tribal belt.

Source: Al Jazeera