7 people drown, die after boat capsizes in River Sutlej


Okara:       7 people drowned and died after a boat capsized near Malhu Sheikh in River Sutlej in Okara.

A boat carrying some 25 to 30 people turned turtle in River Sutlej.
As a result, 7 people drowned and died.
Rescue 1122 reached the scene and fished out bodies of at least 7 people while search for other victims was underway .

According to Rescue 1122, 25 to 30 people were present in the boat having space of only 10 to 14 people due to which incident happened.