Tragic accident: Two children drown in drain

They had been using an old electricity pylon as a bridge on the drain.


Our Correspondent May 17, 2015

RAHIM YAR KHAN:


Two children drowned in a drain on Sunday in Prara Shareef.


According to police, Saira, 7, and her brother Arslan, 5, residents of Hansla village, were going to a mosque. “They had to cross a drain on their way to the mosque. They had been using an old electricity pylon as a bridge on the drain.

On Sunday, they lost their balance and fell into the drain,” police said. Their bodies were fished out three hours later.

Separately, a 22-year-old man drowned in a canal on Sunday. Police said Asif, a resident of Jhatki village, was taking a bath in the Mudd Mangla canal when he drowned. The body has been recovered.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 18th, 2015. 

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