LARKANA: The death toll in the incident of a boat turning over in Indus River on Thursday has now reached six while seven are still missing. Search operation continued on the second day as well.
Navy’s divers are still on the search. Two days ago, over forty people had left from Nowshehro Feroze and Khairpur for Larkana but the boat lost its balance upon reaching the bank of the river and all on board fell into the river. Most reached the bank by swimming but 13 people drowned in the water. The divers of the district administration and Pakistan Navy are still searching for the seven still missing.
Sindh’ senior minister Nisar Ahmad Khuhro also visited the area and met the affected. He directed the administration to finish the search operation as soon as possible.