Six dead, 24 injured as boat capsizes in Indus River


KHAIRPUR: Six people, including four children drowned while 24 others were injured as a boat capsized near Sageon village in Khairpur on Monday.

According to a private news channel, around 30 passengers, sitting in the boat, were going to attend a marriage ceremony across the lake.

Sources said that the boatman was untrained and his inexperience caused the ill-fated incident, which claimed six lives while the 24 others were rescued by locals.

The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital.