CHITRAL – One woman has reportedly died while six people were still missing when a passengers van fell into River Chitral here on Monday.

According to local rescue officials, the ill-fated van was its way from Arkari Lo Tikoh to Chitral and suddenly fell into river Chitral. Seven out of total 14 passengers have been rescued while six are stated to be missing.

A body of a woman among seven missing persons has been retrieved till filing of this news. The injured were shifted to DHQ hospital Chitral for treatment.

The van has been pulled out from the river by Chitral Scouts with the help of a Crane. All the victims are stated to be hailing from Arkari area.

The identities of the victims could not be ascertained as yet.- Online