By: Gul Hamad Farooqi
CHITRAL: As well as 16 people missing under flood debris at Ursoon. According to District Nazim Chitral Maghfirat Shah 16 people were offering their Isha prayer (Taraweeh) at Ursoon Mosque (Masjid). After continue rain flood hit in Ursoon nullah and it passes over the said Mosque as a result all of these people were covered under debris. District Nazim told that 10 people were confirmed that they were died under flood wreckage and 6 other are missing.
District Police officer Chitral Asif Iqbal confirmed death of 15 people by heavy flood at Ursoon. Hence there are so many hurdles in rescue operation due to blockage of road and lack of machineries with district disaster management authority to recovered these dead bodies from the wreckage.
Those who died in this fatal incidence were identified as Haleemullah son of Gul Zareen, Naeemulah S/O Gul Zareen, Mohibullah S/O Gul Zareen, Abdul Razzaq S/O Khan Muhammad, Abdul Lateef son of Abdul Razzaq, Shafeeq S/O Saeed Muhammad, Zakir S/O Azizullah, Noor Muhammad S/O Noor Islam, Abdul Salam S/O Gul Muhammad, Zawul S/O Gul Muhammad.
Flood is still continue and rescue work will be start in day light when flood stop. District Nazim added that number of dead bodies or missing person might be increased due to continue flood in the area which carrying heavy stones and mud