Eight killed in Chitral road accident

Monitoring Desk

CHITRAL, Nov 3: Eight people were killed and six others injured in a traffic accident at Muroi on Saturday evening.

The taxi vehicle of  Zafar, a resident of Kankhon in Yarkhun valley, was coming to Chitral with 14 passengers when it fell into a ravine near a hotel at Muroi.

The six seriously injured, including two Pathans, were brought to the DHQ hospital at 8.30pm. Most of the victims belonged to  upper Yarkhun valley. They were identified as Akbar Ali son of Akbar Hussain, Faizul Amin son of Akhun, Zafaruddin son of Babu, Biaz son of Machi Khan, Shapir Khan son of Nazar Dost, Mohammad Jan son of Mohammad Ali of Dir, Khan Gul of Mohmand Agency and Zaman son of Rustam, Mohmand Agency.

The injured are: Mohammad son of Mir Dad, Dir; Ilyas son of Mohammad Jan, Dir, Dilaram son of Yadgar, Yarkhun, Nafas Ali son of Mirza Wali Shukur Ali son of Shauq Ali and Pervez son of Dosti.


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