HARIPUR: A number of casualties are feared as a ship carrying dozens of passengers sank in Tarbela Lake within the Haripur district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday.
In response to officers, a minimum of 15 folks have been rescued whereas divers are looking for others. Three our bodies – together with that of two ladies – have thus far been fished out.
The boat was en path to Haripur from the Dedal Kamach space of Shangla when it went down off Burg village within the Union Council Nara Amazai.
Rescuers had been dispatched however the tough mountainous terrain delayed the response.
There are conflicting reviews about precisely how many individuals had been on board when the boat capsized. The Union Council secretary mentioned the boat was carrying greater than 100 folks moreover cattle heads.
Rescue officers referred to as for extra personnel and divers from Peshawar whereas the deputy commissioner has issued directives to take immediate steps and expedite the method.
In response to the medical superintendent of Haripur’s District Headquarters Hospital, emergency has been declared within the facility. Medics and paramedical workers have been directed to instantly report for obligation.