Landslide kills seven people in Bajaur

KHAR, 3 November: Seven people lost their lives and two others sustained injuries in an incident of land sliding in Utmankhel tehsil of Bajaur Agency on Friday.

The administration said local people were digging mud from a mountain in Gardi Gandao area in the morning when a massive land peace fell on them. The bodies of Ibadullah, Uzma, Saira, Saima, Sana, Fatima and Zeenat were recovered from the rubble, while two girls, Ibadullah’s sister Kainat and Afsana, were shifted to hospital in injured condition.

The local people and Levies personnel took part in the rescue efforts.