Two young men drowned in separate incidents at Hub River and Gaddani beach on Sunday.
According to rescuers, 18-year-old Muhammad Akram drowned while swimming in Hub River.
The Edhi Foundation swimmers took out Akram’s body after an hour-long struggle and shifted it to Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital.
Edhi officials said that Akram, a resident of Liyari, had gone to the river for picnic along with his friends. He was swimming on the bank, but lost control and was pulled in deep water by strong current.
Another youngster, 18-year-old- Ahsan Haq Nawaz, drowned on Gadani beach. Edhi Foundation swimmers recovered the body from the sea.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 31st, 2021.