As many as 12 people drowned while venturing into the sea at Clifton beach in Karachi on Wednesday, Express News reported.
According to rescue sources, bodies of eight people have been recovered who had drowned in the sea near Clifton beach.
Witnesses have said that at least 10 more people are missing.
Edhi officials have said that twelve bodies have been pulled out of the water so far.
One of the deceased is identified as Akhtar.
Chief minister Qaim Ali Shah has asked law enforcers to restrict people from venturing into the sea.
Rescue efforts are currently under way.
Three children electrocuted
Three children of a same family electrocuted to death in Gujranwala on Wednesday.
According to details, the three siblings had come to their relative’s place in Khayali Chowk area of Gujrnawala, to celebrate Eid.
The children were playing outside when an electric poll fell on them killing all three on the spot.
All three children are of age 6 to 12.
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