At Least 7 Laborers Killed In Avalanche At Lowari Tunnel In Pakistan

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Chitral, Pakistan – At approximately 11am on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at least 7 laborers were killed and 7 others were injured in an avalanche near Lowari Tunnel in Chitral in Khyber-Pahtunkva in northern Pakistan.

The avalanche occurred after heavy snowfall in the region. The accident happened at the Lowari Tunnel that connects Dir and Chitral.

The victims were mechanics and technical staff from the SAMBU Construction Company of Korea (

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