Saturday January 08, 2022

Muree Snowfall Deaths Jumps To 22, List Of Deceased Released

Muree: A number of deaths owing to heavy snowfall have reached 22 while a list of deceased has also been issued.

At least 20 bodies have been recovered which were shifted to the Army School of Logistics. It is feared the death toll will increase further.

Among the deceased is an officer of the Islamabad police, ASI M Naveed Iqbal, 49, along with his 43-year-old wife and six kids – four daughters and two sons. They were travelling in a car bearing an Islamabad registration number 483.

The deceased include 27-year-old Zahid, son of Zahoor, resident of Kamalabad, travelling in a Bolan carry.

Thirty-one-year-old Ishfaq, son of Younis, resident of Gujranwala, travelling in a car registered as LEA 9312. Another body was identified as 31-year-old Maroof, son of Ashraf, resident of Lahore, who was travelling in a car registered as LEA 9312.

Sohail Khan s/o Fazal, 27, a resident of Mardan was travelling in a car registered as VXR NG-424. Along with him, 22-year-old Asad, son of Zaman Shah, 21-year-old Bilal s/o Ghaffar, and 24-year-old Bilal Hussain s/o Syed Ghous Khan were also found dead in the car.

A Rawalpindi family was also among the deceased. It comprised 46-year-old M Shahzad, son of Ismail, his 35-year-old wife and two sons.

A 30-year-old, who was a resident of Lahore, travelling in a car bearing registration number LEA 9312 could not be identified.

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