10 member of same family die as boat capsizes in Keenjhar lake

10 member of same family die as boat capsizes in Keenjhar lake

Karachi (Web Desk): At least 10 members of same family died as a boat of picnickers capsized in Keenjhar lake on Monday.


As per details, the family resident of Karachi’s Mehmoodabad area were taking a ride when the boat overturned due to high speed and strong winds.

According to rescue officials, bodies of 10 people including two children have been recovered from the lake while three women were recovered alive and shifted to a nearby hospital. They are said to be in critical condition.

The boat can seat only four persons but it was carrying 13 people when it overturned, they said.

Police said the sailor of the ill-fated boat has been taken into custody.

PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto expressed grief over the incident, saying that an inquiry should be done into the causes.