Five killed in jeep plunge; update

CHITRAL, Jan 1: Five persons, including a woman, were killed and five others injured when a jeep fell into the river in front of Reshun in upper Chitral on Tuesday morning, police here said. The taxi jeep (6380) was coming to Chitral from Gohkir village of Molkhow when it slipped off the Shogram bridge in front of Reshun. The deceased were identified as Sanaullah, sepoy of Chitral Scouts, Sorum Khan, Rehmat Panah, Ghulam and Jamila, daughter of Mir Wali. The five injured are: driver Rehmat Wazir, owner of the jeeb Mohammad Ayub, Saifur Rehman, Saifullah Kha, and Asadullah. Three bodies have been recovered so far while two bodies are still missing. The injured are being treated at a hospital in Booni. The local people said the driver had lost one of his legs in an accident last year and had fixed an artificial leg. Despite that, he continued driving the taxi on the dangerous roads in Chitral.]]>