Student drown in Chitral river. Dead body recovered by local volunteers.
CHITRAL: A student of 6th Class drowned in Chitral river and died on the spot while crossing a pedestal bridge over the River. According to SHO police station Mastuj Adil Khan son of Bahadar Khan resident of Sarghuz a student of 6th class was fell down in the river while he crossing a pedestal bridge over Mastuj river and died on the spot hence local volunteers success to recover his dead from the river who was laid to rest at his ancestral grave yard. Shakira Naz Chairperson Human Rights Monitoring Committee Mastuj told this scribe that mostly the pedestal bridges having no fencing wall or protection measurement as a result a number of children and ailing persons felling in the river while they crossing the river and dying. She demanded for jeep able bridges in the area and also compensation for the bereaved family.
Met officer died in road accident.
CHITRAL: In the fatal road accident officer In-charge of Pilot Balloon Observatory of Pakistan Meteorological Department Drosh Usman Ghani died in the road accident while he was coming to his office from Dir. Usman Ghani was a young officer and after qualifying his M.Sc in :Physics he joined Pakistan Met department as Meteorological Assistant. At present he was working as Officer In-Charge of PBO Drosh Chitral district. He left a widow and only one son of 4 days. He was laid to rest at his ancestral grave yard of Kasoona village in presence of thousands of tearing eyes. Chairman Human Rights Chitral Niaz Ali Shah demanded for compensation of his bereaved family.
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