Washed away: Two girls drown in Indus

Published: June 12, 2012

MANSEHRA: Two young girls died after drowning in the river Indus on Monday, according to police sources. Baghza Bibi, 11, and her cousin Shaheen, 10, belonging to village Dor Maira Gul Dhehri, were fetching drinking water when the incident occurred. Quoting Hazrat Usman, father of Baghza Bibi, the police reported that one of the girls slipped into the Indus while filling her pitcher and was being washed away when her cousin jumped in to save her.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 12th, 2012.

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