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Rescuer’s heroic act saves eight people from drowning in Bajaur



In a heroic act, a rescuer saved the lives of eight people from drowning in district Bajaur’s Raghagan Dam, risking his personal life in the operation.

Twenty-five years previous Ismail, who works at Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s Civil Defence Department as a rescuer, not solely saved the lives of people but in addition escorted them to a secure place.

Ismail whereas speaking to The Express Tribune mentioned that when he heard concerning the sinking of a ship in the dam, he instantly reached the spot and began rescuing people from drowning.

“I saved the lives of eight people who were drowning and I am proud of what I did,” the 25-year-old mentioned after the incident.

Search and rescue operation is underway by the military workforce and Rescue 1122. Four our bodies have to this point been recovered and 11 have been rescued whereas three are nonetheless lacking.

Zabeeh Ullah, an eyewitness, mentioned that 18 people have been on board and nobody was carrying a security jacket. He mentioned that his brother, uncle, nephew and cousin have been among the many useless.

Rescue 1122 Bajaur head Amjad Ali mentioned that these recovered throughout the rescue operation have been discharged from the hospital whereas the funeral prayer of 4 was carried out.

He mentioned that three people have been nonetheless lacking and an operation continues to be underway to get better them.

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