SIALKOT: A youngster, later identified as Pitras Maseeh, 24, drowned while swimming in the River Chenab near Head Marala on Tuesday, increasing the death toll from drowning in three days to four. The deceased was a resident of Daallowali village. Rescue 1122 had not located his body till the filing of this report. Swimming in River Chenab has been banned by the district administration under Section 144 of the Pakistan Penal Code.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 4th, 2012.
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