FC man amongst seven lifeless in Chitral avalanche

No less than seven individuals, together with a Frontier Constabulary (FC), had been lifeless by an avalanche in northern Pakistan’s Chitral district, with a number of residents nonetheless trapped in collapsed homes.
The avalanche struck the village of Sher Shal in Garam Chashma Tehsil, fully destroying greater than twenty homes.
Thus far seven our bodies and two injured have been recovered from the rubble, ISPR mentioned.
Efforts are underway to rescue individuals trapped in Sher Shal and Garam Chashma. FC personnel are aiding civil administration within the rescue efforts, ISPR mentioned.
Some troopers had been rescued early Sunday morning from areas affected by heavy snow, ISPR mentioned, including that the Military helicopter will begin rescue efforts as soon as the climate improves.
The ISPR assertion added that the Military Chief has additionally instructed Pakistan Military to help NDMA, PDMA and civil administration within the rescue work.

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