3 more bodies recovered from Chitral river

Our Correspondent

Bodies of three more people were recovered on Monday from the Yarkhun River in Chitral a day after a jeep carrying nine passengers plunged in to it.

The body of one passenger was recovered yesterday, taking the total number of bodies recovered to four. The remaining five bodies are still missing.

Rescue 1122 and Emergency Response Team of Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) participated in the rescue operation.

Officials said the accident occurred when the driver lost control over the vehicle while taking a sharp turn on the Onauch Bridge in the wee hours of Sunday.

A total of nine passengers went missing after the incident while two were rescued by locals after jumping out of the vehicle.