Body of markhor retrieved from river

CHITRAL: The body of a Kashmir markhor was retrieved from the Chitral River  morning after it jumped into the waters frightened by stray dogs. Later, its body was stuffed for preservation and for display as a trophy.
Divisional forest officer of Chitral Gol National Park, Irshad Ahmed, said that the markhor came down from the national park passing through the Balach village.
He said the goat’s body was retrieved by the watchers of the department near the Chew bridge.
During the current month, he said it was the third incident of markhor jumping into the river.

Published in Dawn, December 25th, 2018

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