14 die as avalanche hits Pakistan

At least 14 people were today killed in avalanche in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, the media reported. A senior official told Geo News that the 14 bodies were recovered from a village in Chitral district.
14 die as avalanche hits Pakistan - India TV
India TV News Desk Islamabad February 05, 2017 10:41 IST

At least 14 people were today killed in avalanche in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, the media reported.

A senior official told Geo News that the 14 bodies were recovered from a village in Chitral district. 

Five houses were totally buried due to the avalanche. 

The victims comprised six women, six children and two men, the official added.

Meanwhile, 11 people were rescued and evacuated. Efforts were underway to take the injured to hospital but roads are blocked due to heavy snow, rescue sources said.

 

(With IANS inputs)

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