Islamabad, June 25: A flash flood triggered by thunderstorm and heavy rains has destroyed Uchosht village in Chitral District of the KP province, killing up to 12 people and injuring 10. Dead bodies of 8 victims of the flood have been recovered while search is on for recovering the four people missing.
Six dead bodies where recovered last night while two were recovered today. The injured have been shifted to district headquarter hospital in Chitral town.
According to details yesterday night flash floods completely destroyed 9 houses in Uchosht village while also causing destruction in other villages, including Khorkhashandeh, Mustajabandeh, Shiaqotek, Hone, and Jughoore. A mosque, hundreds of Kanals of standing crops and link roads have been affected by the flood and heavy rains.
Chitral Times reports that among the deceased are Rehmat Niaz and his five children as well as Jameel Ahmed, his wife and their two children. Two more people, Nadir and Ghulam Zakirain, are reportedly among the dead.