Eight die as boat capsizes in River Sutlej near Okara

Eight die as boat capsizes in River Sutlej near Okara

Okara: (Web Desk): At least eight people died when a boat capsized in river Sutlej near Malhu Sheikhan in Okara district on Monday.


According to details, the boat was carrying 25 people and most of them were members of a same family.

Rescue 1122 Chief Zafar Iqbal has confirmed that seven bodies have been retrieved so far. He said extra teams are being called in from Okara city and other nearby areas to help.

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Ahmed Khan Buzdar has expressed deep grief and sorrow over loss of precious lives in the incident.