SWAT: At least Three persons were killed including a woman and Thirty-four others have been critically injured during various incidents in Swat district on Thursday.
According to SHO Police Station Kabal Rahim Khan, the vehicle(Hiace) belonging to the marriage procession going from village Aligrama to Painda Shah met with an accident , the driver lost control and fell into a deep ditch.
As a result, 29 people including women and children were injured in the car.
The injured were taken out by the locals and the rescue teams and shifted to the Civil Hospital Kabal and later the seriously injured were shifted to the Saidu Sharif Hospital. There a woman, Mst: Sultana, succumbed to her injuries.
“Despite the claims of the availability of all medical facilities and the presence of staff in Civil Hospital Kabal, citizens have raised questions about the hospital’s performance after transferring most of the injured people to Saidu Sharif Hospital.
On the other hand, according to SHO Kalakot police station Sharifullah Khan, 30-year-old Fazal Nawab and his father-in-law Mohammad Sherin were cutting wood in the fields with a chainsaw in Sukhara area of Tehsil Matta, when the chainsaw went out of control from Mohammad Sherin’s hand and fell on his son-in-law neck.As a result of which his throat was cut and he died on the spot.
According to SHO Madian Shahenshah Khan, forty-eight-year-old Shah Jahan, a Saudi-born man, fell into a deep ditch and died in the Damana area.The police have shifted the dead body to the hospital for post-mortem.
Apart from this, young Bakhti Rehman allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in Shawar area of Matta Tehsil of Swat.He has been shifted to the hospital for immediate medical assistance and the police have registered a case of the incident and started the investigation.
Similarly, Five people were injured when a pick-up Dotson vehicle overturned in the Nalkot area of Tehsil Matta. They have been shifted to Matta Hospital for immediate medical assistance.