One killed, 5 burried under avalanche during stone cutting

SARGODHA: A labourer was killed while five others were got burried under avalanche caused by stones cutting in Sillanwali police limits here on Wednesday.

According to Rescue-1122, six labourers including Abid, Bashir, Shahid, Kamran, Ejaz and Falak Sher were cutting the rocks near Chak 126-SB Block-13 when a heavy avalanche fell on them. Falak Sher was killed on the spot while five other got burried under the debris.

The rescue teams reached the site and started relief operation.

Rescue 1122 shifted the deceased to THQ Hospital Sillanwali.