Woman dies, six injured as boat catches fire at Khanpur dam

HARIPUR, 12 November: A woman lost her life and eight other people sustained injuries when a tourist boat caught fire at Khanpur dam on Saturday.

Police said the fire erupted due to explosion in the oil tank of the boat in the evening and all the affected people belong to the same family. The tourist family had come to Khanpur dam from Havelian. The local people rescued the injured people. They were shifted to Taxila due to lack of any facility for treatment of burn patients in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Police said they are investigating the incident.

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