CHITRAL: One person died and seven others were injured in a road accident at Gromel near Drosh on Thursday morning, the Lower Chitral police stated.
A Toyota jeep was coming to Drosh from the remote Gos village when it met with the accident due to careless driving, according to Rescue 1122.
Most of the injured belonged to the Gos village. They included: retired Subedar Mansoor Ali Khan, son of Muzaffar Ali, Xang Bazar, Chitral; Ghulam Rasul of Gos, Samina Bibi, wife of Ghulam Rasul, Iqra, daughter of Ghulam Rasul, Saima Bibi, resident of Gos, Fazle Rabbi, son of Jameel of Gos, driver Rehmat Aziz from Gos and Atifullah, son of Muhibullah, of Gos.
Rescue 1122 shifted the injured to the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Drosh, where retired Subedar Mansoor Ali Khan passed away.
Two of the injured were shifted to the District Headquarters Hospital Chitral.