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18 October 2019

Land sliding kills two students in Chitral

CHITRAL: Two students while trying to collect soil to repair their houses died in Chitral.

According to SHO police station Ayun two students were carrying soil to repair their damaged house due to earthquake.Suddenly a heavy land sliding hit them as a result both students were died on the spot. Their dead bodies were recovered from the debris.

They were identified as Zahiruddin son of Noor Alam and Anwar Kamal son of Muhammad Kamal, both residents of Gahriat. The deceased were students of class 10, in a local school.

Meanwhile, it has been raining in Chitral and snowfall has whitened the mountain peaks. Lowari tunnel, the only land route connecting Chitral to other parts of Pakistan, is blocked for traffic. PIA flights have been suspended due to bad weather. 

Gull Hamad Farooqi has contributed to this story from Chitral,Pakistan. He can be reached at [email protected]
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