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Three boys fall from bridge into river

CHITRAL: Three boys fell from a bridge in Zanglasht area of Torkhow, Upper Chitral, and drowned in a river on Friday evening. 

The boys were returning home at Khashoon Zanglasht after playing football in a ground in Bozon Washich when the incident occurred while crossing a pedestrian bridge over Torkhow river. 

The deceased were identified as Basit, Ihtesham and Jubaid. 

Local people launched a search for the dead bodies and recovered one of them till the evening. 

The tragic incident sent a wave of shock across the whole area. The locals said despite repeated demand the bridge was not reconstructed for years.

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