4 dead bodies recovered under debris of avalanche at Ziarat three still missing.
CHITRAL: An other dead body recovered from avalanche at Ziarat village recovered dead bodies reached four hence three dead body are still missing. Dead body of Muhammad Shuaib son of Noor Muhammad resident of Jhang cantt Punjab was recovered from the north portal side of Lawari tunnel. Hence dead bodies of three persons who were working in a hotel of Ziarat ate still missing. Local volunteers of Ziarat and Ashriat village are removing snow with hand and local equipment and searching to recover these missing persons. Mutahida truck driver union arranged for pick and drop of volunteers from the surrounding areas who participating in search and rescue operation. Some 25 loaded trucks and 10 small vehicles are also badly strained in the snow. Three loaded trucks including Haleeb distribution Drosh also has fell down in deep ravine including three other loaded trucks who badly have been fully covered and strained in avalanche. As a result goods worth million of rupees have also damaged. As well as these loaded trucks also fully damaged. Some three trucks and five other vehicles are missing and they are also covered under heavy avalanche. Israruddin and Ihsanullah councilors of union council Ashriiat complained that National Highway Authority and Sambu company did not provided them any excavator or bulldozer to remove snow from avalanche hit place and to search dead bodies. Hundred of people from the surrounding areas participating turn by turn in rescue operation on volunteer basis and relatives of died persons working on self help basis. A local social worker Azizullah and Rahmatuddin vice president of Chitral driver union have appeal Federal Minister for communication Dr. Arbab Alamgir and chairman NHA for issuing directive to NHA high ups for provision of excavator, bulldozers and other machinery to bereaved family and participating in search activities so as to recovered these three dead bodies of missing persons as soon as possible.
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