Rs0.5m for each Kohsitan incident victims’ families


Abdul Khaliq Qureshi


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mehmood Khan visited the bereaved families and offered Fateha for the departed souls. He also prayed for early recovery of the injured persons. The chief minister announced Rs500,000 each for the families of the deceased persons and Rs100,000 each for injured persons. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mehmood Khan announced compensation for the families of those who lost their lives and sustained injuries in a mishap in Upper Kohistan on Friday night.
Mehmood Khan said Upper Kohistan is a less developed area and roads need repair. He said he has directed the concerned authorities to prepare feasibility report of the repair of roads in the area. He said it’s not time to issue any political statement and he fully shares the grief of the bereaved families.
He said those who have died will never return with payment of compensation to their families, but it is the responsibility of the government to stand with people in the hour of grief and support them in whatever way they can.