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The winter of discontent

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SARA FARID This winter has found the residents of Chitral unsettled, after the unlucky vale was ravaged by not one but two natural calamities in 2015; floods and earthquakes. The damage could have been far worse; the villagers of Charun Oveer mostly build houses out of mud and stone so they are easy to rebuild. But most villagers say they’ve ...

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Chitral: Death toll rises to 27 from earthquake

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According to unofficial reports, the casualty toll from the earthquake in Chitral reached 27, More than 600 other people sustaining minor and over 200 with major injuries. According to a report of TheGuardian Among the dead were passengers travelling to a wedding when their four-wheel-drive vehicle was hit by falling boulders from the steep mountainsides. According to the DPO Chitral ...

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