SAWAT – In a tragic turn of events, 2 people were killed when a lift set up to connect two villages collapsed near river Swat here on Saturday.
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According to rescue sources, five people were on board the lift when it collapsed and fell into river Swat.
Two dead bodies were recovered from the river while a search for another one was underway.
Two people were safely rescued.
The incident is reminiscent of a similar incident that left 12 people dead when the another lift collapsed near Murree, late last month.
The ‘dolli’ cable car was situated over a nullah (drain) between Charra Pani and Banwari, Hazara.