A young man from Chitral dived into the river to save a baby Markhor from drowning. 

According to reports, the Markhor was drinking water from the river when it slipped into the deep water. The youth who witnessed the scene, instantly jumped into River Chitral to save it from drowning.

He successfully rescued the animal from river water. 


Read more – Injured young markhor released into the wild after treatment

Chairman Pakistan Red Crescent KP, Lt Gen Muhammad Hamid Khan has appreciated the youth for saving the Markhor. He said the young man put his own life in danger and saved an animal.

“Red Crescent pays salute to such brave and caring youth,” he added.