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Pakistan’s prime minister has paid tribute to the commandos and volunteers who rescued six youngsters and two adults from the damaged cable automotive the place they dangled over a valley in a 16-hour ordeal

ByThe Related Press

August 24, 2023, 10:31 AM

Abrar Ahmed, left, a survivor of cable automotive incident, sits together with his cousin as he talks to members of media, close to the incident website, in Pashto village, a mountainous space of Battagram district in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023. The rescue of six faculty youngsters and two adults who had been plucked from a damaged cable automotive that was dangling precariously a whole bunch of meters (yards) above a steep gorge was a miracle, a survivor stated Wednesday. {The teenager} stated he and the others felt repeatedly that dying was imminent throughout the 16-hour ordeal. (AP Picture/Saqib Manzoor)

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ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s prime minister has paid tribute to the commandos and volunteers who rescued six youngsters and two adults from the damaged cable automotive the place they dangled over a valley in a 16-hour ordeal.

On the ceremony Thursday in Islamabad with the eight rescued individuals in attendance, caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar embraced the rescuers and handed them certificates in acknowledgement of their actions, saying he was pleased with them.

In televised remarks, Kakar stated when he heard the information on Tuesday, he felt as if his personal son was amongst these trapped within the damaged cable automotive.

The rescue a whole bunch of meters (yards) above a river canyon in Battagram, a district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province within the northwest, transfixed Pakistanis and was extensively hailed for its profitable consequence.

Initially, one of many youngest was grabbed by a commando connected to a helicopter by rope, whereas others had been lowered to the bottom with the assistance of volunteers utilizing a makeshift chairlift constructed by villagers from a picket mattress body and ropes.

The kids, from 11 to fifteen years outdated, had been headed to high school. Regionally made cable vehicles gliding throughout steep valleys within the mountainous area are extensively used to chop journey time to varsities, workplaces and companies.

One of many adults rescued appealed to the federal government to construct a faculty within the space and hyperlink their village to close by cities with a bridge and a street so individuals wouldn’t expertise such ordeals.



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