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Eight killed, 13 injured in road accident

CHITRAL: The death toll in the the road traffic accident at Asuret in Lower Chitral on Thursday has increased to eight as three more injured died at the THQ hospital in Drosh.

Rescue 1122 said a Hiace datsun was coming from Upper Dir to Damel in Lower Chitral carrying 25 people when it fell into a ravine at Kochhan Gol in Asuret.

The dead included three women and two children, said the emergency service.

Initially, the injured along with the five dead bodies were shifted to the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Drosh.

The Chitral police said Rehmat Zareen, Halima Bibi, Montazera Bibi, Abdullah and Hakeemullah died on the spot while Daim Khan, Gul Bibi and Rukhsana succumbed to their injuries at the District Headquarters Hospital, Chitral.

Deputy medical superintendent of the DHQ hospital Dr Israruddin told Dawn that nine of the injured were referred to the DHQ Hospital from Darosh THQ Hospital out of which three persons succumbed to their injuries.

He said the condition of four of the injured was critical.

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  1. شیر ولی خان اسیر says

    اوہو بو دردناک حادثہ برو برائے ۔ اللہ پاک بیردواںتے جنت نصیب کورار و زخمیاںتے صحت دیار۔ اچی اسیرو بیروانتے صبر دیار!

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