Dawn News

March, 29 2015
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Efforts to rescue the victims were facing hindrances due to a surge in the waterflow of the river. — File Photo by Reuters

CHILLAS: A cable car lift installed over the River Indus in Chillas area broke a support wire resulting in the drowning of eight people on Sunday, DawnNews reported.

The cable car fell in the River Indus when one of it’s wires broke and all eight passengers were swept away by the strong river currents.

Efforts to rescue the victims were facing hindrances due to a surge in the waterflow of the river.


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Zero
Jul 15, 2012 09:25am
Traveling over the river? Life jackets would help!
Abdul
Jul 15, 2012 07:13pm
Who is RESPONSIBLE ?? Human Life seems VALUELESS in Pakistan; be it in Cities, in Rivers, or in Air. No Govt., Official accepts the charge !!
Salman malik
Jul 15, 2012 01:19pm
unnecessary loss of life would have been avoided by just a basic inspection of wire and lift carried out every week...
Zia Islam
Jul 15, 2012 11:53am
Another case of negligence on regular safety inspections.
mohammad
Jul 15, 2012 03:16pm
may allah give them jannah.