HARIPUR: With rescue people and military divers making little headway in finding bodies of some 20 people who went missing after a ship capsized inside the Tarbela Lake remaining week, the Haripur district management has decided to are searching for assist from the military.

Haripur Deputy Commissioner Arifullah Awan has written to the Pakistan navy to assist the district administration in its rescue assignment as divers of the Rescue 1122 and the army has been unable to drag out any our bodies from the lake over the last 5 days.

With the quest operation yielding few results, loved ones and heirs of the sufferers staged a protest inside the TMA Chaman Park.


They chanted slogans in opposition to the district authorities and demanded that the authorities hold its operation till the remaining body is recovered from the lake.

They further demanded that the government utilise royalties received from the dam to construct a street over the lake so that they do not ought to adopt a hazardous journey down the river.

The family in addition urged the district management and Rescue 1122 employees to do anything they can to elevate the sunken boat to at least recover any bodies which may be caught beneath.

round 40 humans and some farm animals had been on board a ship which become touring from Torghar to Haripur down the Tarbela Lake. Near the village of Barg, the boat abruptly struck a whirlpool owing to stormy winds and raging waters and capsized.

a few 15 people both swam ashore or had been rescued while bodies of four youngsters had been recovered from the water. But, the remaining passengers are lacking.

The our bodies have been traced to their houses in Shangla and were surpassed over to their households for burial.

published within the specific Tribune, July 10th, 2019.