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Pakistan boat sinking: 4 dead, 17 missing

ISLAMABAD: 4 folks have been killed and 17 others went lacking on Wednesday when three boats sank in a reservoir in Bajaur district of Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, officers mentioned. In response to the Xinhua information report, the report additional knowledgeable {that a} boat with 18 folks sank within the Raghagan Dam within the district when it went into deep water on a leisure journey. Soon after the accident, two rescue boats with seven personnel have been additionally deployed and sank into the reservoir as they rushed to rescue the drowning vacationers.

One other group of rescuers launched a rescue operation and rescued 4 folks and pulled out 4 our bodies from the reservoir. The our bodies and 4 others who have been rescued have been despatched to the hospital. Rescue groups instructed the media that they have been looking for the lacking and there was no probability of their survival.

The report, quoting native police, mentioned that the primary boat sank resulting from overloading and the rescue boats suffered an accident because the personnel weren’t skilled they usually failed to regulate the boats.


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