ATTOCK: Five people, including a father and two sons, on Monday drowned in the Harro River near Attock. According to police, Aslam Masih took his two sons, Sunny and Sultan and nephews, Vikram Chand and Suneil, for fishing. The four young men were swept away when they went into deep waters and lost balance in the strong river current. Masih rushed to rescue them and dived into the water but failed to pull them out and lost his life as well. The bodies of the drowned teenagers were pulled out by the rescue officials while search for Masih’s body is still underway.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 8th, 2017.