TIMARGARAH: A coaster going to Rawalpindi from Chitral met with an accident near Timargarah on Saturday and as a result, four women, including two from Chitral, lost their lives while 14 other passengers were injured.
Reports said the coaster collided with a security forces’ truck and overturned near the Timargarah city due to poor visibility as there was heavy rain and dust storm at the time. The injured were shifted to the Lower Dir District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital where an emergency has been declared. The bodies have been sent to the home towns of the deceased.
The deceased women were identified as Safiran Bibi, resident of Awi, Chitral; Bareeza Bibi, of Chitral; Khurshida Bibi, of Abbottabad and Safia Begum of Gujrat.
The inured included Ejaz, son of Zar Alam (Chitral), Abdul Rehman, son of Muhammad Karim (Chitral), Ahmed Zar, son of Muhammad; Ali Khan, son of Akbar Khan (Islamabad), Maqbool, son of Muhammad Sharif. — Source Panjkora News