CHITRAL: A 12-year-old boy fell into the river while trying to retrieve his bat in Shali village of Lower Chitral on Tuesday.
Rescue 1122 said youngsters were playing cricket when the bat fell into the river. One of the boys jumped into the river to catch the bat. But he was washed away by the currents into the water channel of a powerhouse.
Rescue 1122 reached the spot and retrieved the dead body from the water channel and handed it over to his family.
The deceased was identified as Saad Ali, 12, son of Saaedul Haq, a resident of Shali.