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They alleged that she died due to criminal negligence of the doctors of Chitral DHQ hospital in providing proper medical treatment.

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However, this experiment failed to produce any results and the frequent incidents of suicide have baffled to people.

The people have called upon the government send a team of experts to Chitral to determine the reasons behind this disturbing trend and suggest remedial measures.

The local people said 20-year-old Umme Salma, daughter of Aulad Hussain, arrived home a bit late from madrassa (religious seminary) due to which her mother admonished her.

The girl, upset with the rebuke, consumed poisonous pills due to which she fainted.

She was taken to a hospital, but she could not survive.

Police handed over the body of the girl to heirs after post mortem and she was buried in a local graveyard.

That area known as Kafiristan was renamed Nuristan. The men have largely traded traditional goat-skin tunics for Shalwar Kameez and Chitrali caps, often with a flower or feather in the brim.

In 1895-6 many Bashgalis fled to Chitral and settled in the Upper Kalash Valleys and in an ironic twist of fate within 50 years they all converted to Islam. The women wear voluminous black or brown dresses reaching to ground, bound at the waist with a sash.

Non-Kalash women do not wear the black dress with voluminous embroidery.

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