CHITRAL, Dec 3: A man died of suffocation inside the Lowari tunnel on Monday afternoon.
Attiqur Rahman of Kohat was coming to Chitral from Upper Dir when he fainted after travelling hardly one kilometre inside the tunnel.
He was rushed to the civil hospital in Drosh where he was pronounced dead. The deceased was coming to Chitral from Kotwali Kohat to attend a wedding function of his friend and was traveling in a corolla car.
Another person had died due to the suffocation inside the tunnel last week.
Meanwhile, the operator of PTCL telephone exchange Arandu Haji Musa died while starting electricity generator on Monday evening when his clothes were pulled by the fan belt of the engine.–Zahiruddin