BREP: A young man who went to a nearby mountain along with four friends was brought home dead on Sunday.
Sources told ChitralToday that Karim Ayaz, 25, son of Mr Afzal of Jimlasht in Brep, had gone to a mountain near the locality along with four friends.
His friends later told villagers that Karim died after being hit by a falling stone.
Police however took the body to the tehsil headquarters hospital Booni for a postmortem.
A source in the police told ChitralToday that the youth had gunshot wounds in the chest. He might have died after his 12-bore gun accidentally went off, he added.
The police handed over the body to the family on Monday for burial. Further investigation is yet to be conducted.
The bereaved family believed that Karim’s death was accidental, and is not suspicious of any foul play.