YARKHUN: Two minor sons of a man died after a landslide hit their house in this village of Yarkhun valley at about 5am on Sunday.
The deceased have been identified as Aryan and Shayan, aged six years, twin sons of Sher Juwan. Their parents and a younger sister remained safe.
The landslide was triggered due to leakage from a water channel passing over the house of Sher Juwan located along a slop in the village, locals told ChitralToday.
Sher Juwan and his two sons were sleeping in a room when he heard a noise and rushed out to see what had happened.
In the meanwhile, the flooding debris entered the room and blocked the entrance and buried the two children alive in their sleep.
Local people gathered at the house and after about three hours recovered the bodies of the two children.
A number of other houses located in the area remained unaffected by the landsliding.
People of the whole area are in a shock over the tragic incident in the house of the poor man.