Avalanche kills seven in Chitral
Chitral Times Report
CHITRAL: An avalanche killed at least seven people in the
northern portal of Lawari tunnel on Sunday, while seven injured.
The accident, which also injured seven, happened near the Lowari
Tunnel, which connects the districts of Dir and Chitral in Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa province, senior local administration official Shahab
Hameed told the media.
“Efforts are also being made to pull the remaining workers out
alive,” he added.
Rescue teams have rushed to the area to help travellers stranded by
the avalanche and provide medical attention for the injured.
The dead bodies identified and sent to their native villages.
According to a source three persons belong to Chitral while four
others from Panjab province.