25 NLI personnel killed in accident

GILGIT, March 16: A Rawalpindi bound coaster (PWO 737) carrying around 25 security officials and some civilians fell into a ravine in the Sumar Nala area of Kohistan, killing at least 23 soldiers and two civilians on the spot. Five injured have been taken to a nearby hospital in Shatyal area of Kohistan. According to military sources the soldiers belonged to the NLI Regiment and they were returning to their basis after vacations. ISPR has released names of the deceased, shared here for public information. 1. Lt. Col Ikramul Haq 2. Naib Subedar Sher Dad 3. Havaldar Rauf 4. Havaldar Jameel 5. Havaldar Abu Tali 6. Naik Khush Wali 7. Lance Naik Ghulam Rasool 8. Sep Inayat 9. Sep Rahim Shah 10. Sep Sher Wali 11. Sep Ijaz 12. Sep Sardar 13. Sep Nadir Aman 14. Sep Shakir 15. Sep Muhammad Ali 16. Sikandar (Cook) 17. Sep Muhammad Khan 18. Sep Rehmat Hakim 19. Sep Sadir 20. Sep Saeed Alam 21. Sep Israr Alam 22. Sep Ali Baig 23. Sep Basharat 24. Sep Gul Wali 25. Sep Akhtar Two drivers, one identified as Aman, have also passed away as a result of the accident.–Pamir Times]]>

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