[News] 102 people including 52 childern died in Kohistan
February 21, 2010 Leave a comment
Kohistan (BBC): In Kohistan District in the neighborhood of Gilgit-Baltistan 102 people died because of snow avalanche. The dead includes 52 children. Where as 45 people are under 15 feet snow althouth three days have passed. The Nazim Dr. Saifur Rahman said that is confirmed that till now 102 people have died and the biggest challenge is to save the lives of 45 people who are under the 15 feel of snow. Through a whole they are being provided food and water, however, if there will be more rain, snowfall or heat increases it would be very difficult to save the lives.
The incident occurred some 50 kilometers distance from the Daso in the valley of Kundia at Bagdo Siri. According the government sources the incident occurred due to continuous rain and snowfall.