Death toll in Tanda Dam boat tragedy rises to 51
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The death toll in Kohat’s Tanda Dam boat tragedy has risen to 51 as 21 more bodies of the seminary students were retrieved from the reservoir on the third day of the mishap on Tuesday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
In the meantime, that five students have been recovering in the hospital who have been reduced by Pak army teams.
According to an ISPR statement, the rescue and relief operation of the Pakistan army is under way at Tanda Dam.
Pakistan army troops along with Rescue 1122 and civil administration working constantly day and night since 72 hours rescued 5 students alive from Tanda Dam while Pakistan army engineers and divers of SSG recovered 51 deceased students and teachers from Tanda Dam.
The 5 rescued students have been shifted to Distt Hospital Kohat. Search for one missing individual is ongoing.
The dead bodies were transported to KDA Hospital.
Reporter: Kamran Bangash