Woman killed after several heavy stones thrown by herd of Markhors

September 21, 2014 Off By Web Desk

Peshawar: A woman was killed after several heavy stones thrown on her demolishing by herd of Markhors in Boriyough village Garam Chashma District Chitral.

The slain was wife of Rahmat Bali and had four children was busy in routine work at her abruptly heavy stones started falling from the mountain into her home and hit her in her head and killed as she could not succumbed. The incident occurred a couple of day back.

Such of incidents have happened for several times even in the past by passing of Markhors through the mountains and demolishing the stones and after it, the residents of the village approached to District Forest Officer (DFO) (Wildlife) .

According to local people of the area that some two year such kind of incident had occurred, in which a woman had got injury and even after operation, she is unable to walk.

They lamented that despite several pledges of the DFO to install barbed wires around the residential area in order to protect the village from the falling stones and boulders of herd of Markhors, has failed in this regard.

The villagers, therefore, demanded of the concerned department to install the barbed wire as soon as possible so that the life of the locals could be safeguarded as they fear for their mishaps in the village.

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