Saturday September 18, 2021

2 more bodies recovered from Bajaur dam

KHAR: The bodies of two people, who had gone missing when a boat capsized in Raghgan dam in Bajaur, were recovered after four days here on Saturday, officials said.

Rescue 1122 Emergency Officer Amjad Khan said that the personnel of the Rescue 1122 and divers from the Pakistan Army took part in the search operation to fish out the bodies.

The people, whose bodies were recovered, were identified as Rahmatullah, 28, and Owais Khan, 11. Three people had gone missing in the incident. Search was continuing to find the body of the third missing person named Attaullah aged 24.

Four people drowned and three went missing when two boats capsized in Raghgan dam in Bajaur on the first day of Eid ul Azha.

Deputy Commissioner Iftikhar Alam said that the two boats capsized in Raghgan dam at around 6:30pm on the first day of Eid ul Azha. He said that eight people were rescued.