13 drown as vehicle falls into canal
SHIKARPUR: Thirteen people, among them two children, drowned on Wednesday evening when a passenger vehicle fell into the Khirthar Canal after its tie rod broke.
According to Shikarpur Deputy Commissioner Azhar Hussain Shah, six bodies had been retrieved and 15 passengers rescued from the canal.
Sources said the vehicle was going to Golo Daro from Garhi Yasin.
The injured were taken to hospitals in Garhi Yasin, Shikarpur and Larkana.
Some of the dead were identified as Seengar Khatoon, Kandhar Khatoon, Umedan Jaffery, Sachul Khatoon, six-year-old Rashid and five-year-old Wajid Ali.