(District): Three girls drown in Indus River

Mithyani:Three sisters were drowned in Indus River in Katcha area of Mithyani on Thursday.

The three daughters of Ghulam Mustafa Bhutto – Aqeela, aged 19, Shazia, 18, Tasleem, 10, residents of village Murad Korejo, came to visit Indus River with their brother within the limits of Farid Dero police station when they slipped into the deep river water and drowned.

On hue and cry, the villagers rushed to the scene and after hectic efforts for hours, recovered the bodies of two sisters Aqeela and Tasleem while search for Shazia was going on. The bodies were shifted to a local hospital for medico-legal formalities and later handed over to the heirs. Shazia and Aqeela were married. The incident has created a mourning atmosphere in the village.