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.
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.