Latest update January 19th, 2017 12:07 AM
Jul 04, 2016
HARIPUR: Eight people including six Chinese nationals were killed on Sunday as shuttering collapsed during ongoing work on the fourth extension plan of the Tarbela Dam.
According to police, more dead bodies were pulled out of the rubble which also included three Chinese nationals.
Uptil now, eight dead bodies have been taken out from under the rubble, police said.
At the time of the incident, two Chinese engineers died at the spot while eight injured were immediately taken out from the wreckage and shifted to a hospital.
Later, during Rescue 1122 activities, two more dead bodies were taken out which included another Chinese engineer.
It is feared that several people are still stuck under the wreckage.
A number of labourers including the Chinese engineers were busy working on the fourth Tarbela extension plan when the shuttering collapsed.
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