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Four drown as boat capsizes in Indus River

November 19, 2018

KHAIRPUR:Four people including three children drowned into the Indus River as a boat capsized near Gambat on Monday.

According to details, a boat carrying a marriage party of 24 people including women and children was going to village Suleman Kalhoro near Sagyoon after attending wedding ceremony when it capsized near Meenhoon Pattan in the Indus River.

As a result three children and a woman including Muhamad Hanif Kalhoro, 5, Abdul Rehman Kalhoro, 5, Aisha Kalhoro, 4 and Fatima Kalhoro, 40 droned in river while other 20 people were rescued by villagers of surrounding areas.

The bodies were also recovered and handed over to the heirs.

Deputy Commissioner Khairpur has ordered an inquiry into the sad incident.

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