Death toll soars to 31 as two more bodies recovered in Chitral

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CHITRAL:  The death tolls from floods have reached to 31 as two more bodies were recovered from flood-affected areas of district Chitral on Sunday.
 According to reports, the rains and flood washed away more than 300 houses, 25 Masjids, bridges, educational institutions, communication equipments and crops. 
Land connections of Kalash Valley and Ganche to other parts are yet to be repaired. As many as nine hydel power houses have also been damaged.
Otol village has been completely washed away by floods. However, the locals have started reconstruction of houses in some areas.
Relief and rescue operations of Army and volunteers are ongoing for past one week. Army personnels are delivering relief items to beleaguered people through helicopters.
Reportedly, Majgool, Wari Joon, Sehat, Gehat and Kasham are among the hard-hit villages.

 

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