Father, teenage daughter drown in Pakpattan


PAKPATTAN: Two including father and his teenage daughter drowned while taking bath in a river in Pakpattan.

Rescue sources said that Muhammad Mushtaq, along with his 15-year-old daughter Misbah Mushtaq were taking bath in River Sutlej near Baba Farid Bridge in Pakpattan to beat the scorching heat.

While taking bath, both the father and daughter were swept away by a gushing wave.

The Rescue 1122 teams were making the efforts to recover the bodies.


Separately, two teenage brothers drowned in the Taleri canal of Muzaffargarh after their bicycle fell into the water.

According to Rescue 1122 sources, Mureed of Dari Syedanwali along with his 13-year-old brother, Nazeer, was returning home from a tuition centre when all of a sudden his bicycle slipped while crossing a bridge. Falling into the deep waters of the canal, both the brothers drowned to death.

Rescue workers, with the help of locals, have recovered bodies of both the teenagers and handed them over to the heirs.