Seven killed after boat overturns in River Sutlej

LARKANA: Seven people were killed, including women and children, when a boat carrying 50 people capsized near Thali Jamal Okara in River Sutlej.

The boat overturned as it was overloaded and more than 50 people were on the boat.

The resident of the surrounding areas retrieved the dead bodies of seven people in river Sutlej while several passengers managed to save themselves.

Caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi directed the concerned authorities to speed up the rescue operation and ordered authorities to monitor the rescue operation.

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