Four die as car falls in Kunhar River

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Balakot

Four youth died and went missing when an over speeding car fell in river here on Sunday, rescue sources said. According to details, a car skidded off road due to careless driving and plunged into River Kunhar at village Paras of tehsil Balakot. Four youth travelling in the car including Syed Hussain Ali, his brother Syed Hassan Shah, Syed Taimoor Hussain Shah and Syed Ali died and went missing as the vehicle was swept away by the gushing waves of the river. Police, rescue teams and local people were conducting joint operation to recover the bodies of drowned youth.—INP