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    May 04, 2016



Two more students dead bodies recovered from snow avalanche

By Zahiruddin

CHITRAL: The dead bodies of the last two of the nine students were recovered buried under the snow avalanche in Susoom village here on Tuesday afternoon after forty five days of their burial under the snow.

Talking to Chitral Times by telephone, the Member of zilla council from Karimabad, Muhammad Yaqub said that the personnel of Chitral Scouts, Chitral Levies and police and the local volunteers had continued their work of clearing the snow avalanche from the site on daily basis in search of the dead bodies.

He said that the dead bodies of Amir Ilahi son of Amir Ali and Aftab Ali Shah son of Munawar Shah, both residents of Susoom, were spotted lying side by side during the course of clearance of snow with which the search operation for the bodies came to an end.

Mr. Yaqub said that both the bodies were in good condition and had yet to be start decamping and no explicit injuries were seen on any part of their bodies despite the passage of one-and-half month.

He appreciated the role of commandant of Chitral Scouts colonel Niazmud Din Shah, Chitral DC Osama Ahmed Warraich and Asif Iqbal Muhmand for providing their respective forces of Chitral Scouts, Levies and police for carrying out search operation.

Nine students of Parsan village had been hit by the snow avalanche on March 19 last in Susoom village while going back to their village after appearing in a paper of matriculation examination.



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