Four drown in sea near Gadani

The deceased had come to Pukara Beach for fishing


Our Correspondent August 27, 2021
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At least four people died on Friday after drowning in the sea near the Gadani, Balochistan, after reportedly falling off a cliff.

The deceased had come to catch fish on Pukara Beach and were sitting atop a cliff when they reportedly slipped off the edge after a high wave crashed against the cliff.

The people on the beach immediately informed Edhi rescue services, however, all four had drowned by the time rescue teams started their search.

The bodies were retrieved by Edhi officials who took them to a hospital for medico-legal formalities.

In May, 18-year-old- Ahsan Haq Nawaz had drowned on Gadani beach. His body was recovered by the Edhi Foundation swimmers from the sea.

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