Father and Daughter fell into river Chitral and died
CHITRAL: While crossing a pedestrian suspension bridge, a
man and his daughter fell into the river and died in Drasoon
village of upper Chitral here on Friday afternoon.
An eye-witness Rafiud Din told Chitral Times by telephone that two
persons lost their balance as the wooden bridge with floor made of
willow twigs started vibrating as they were heading to the centre.
He said that both of them disappeared below the water after falling
from the bridge and their dead bodies surfaced in quite distant
places down stream which were recovered by the people present on
The man was identified as Shahabud Din who the amir of a local
chapter of Jamaat-e- Islami of Kushum village who had come to
Drasoon to take his daughter back to Kushum village who was
appearing in the intermediate examination in a Drasoon centre.