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PTI politician and three others died, car fell into river Jhelum

Rawalakot ( IoK News) Photo Credit: Kh Kashif Mir : AJK politician and former member of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly who was also a PTI candidate of PM Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) in forthcoming election met a fatal accident in a roadside crash two days ago near Rawalakot.

The incident happened on Rawalakot-Rawalpindi road near Azad Pattan.

During the search operation the rescue teams have, so far found only one dead body and rescued an injured person.

The bodies of three others killed in the accident including the PTI candidate in Sagheer Chughtai has not been recovered yet. He was also a close family member of PTI stalwart Sardar Tanvir Ilyas.

The families had made arrangements of funerals today on the hopes of recovery of bodies. The politician’s driver, personal secretary are also believed to be died in the fatal incident. However, the rescue teams , despite of a massive rescue operation could not recover the bodies.

All major political parties of Azad Kashmir have cancelled political activities for three days in solidarity with the families of the victims.

According to local newsmen, earlier this week, a tourist drowned while swimming in a river near Azad Pattan.

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