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Boat carrying wedding party sinks in floodwater; 17 killed

15 September, 2014

MULTAN: At least 17 persons, including the bridegroom, women and children, drowned while 22 were rescued alive as an over-loaded boat carrying a marriage party capsized near flood-hit Shershah embankment on Sunday.

According to rescue sources, the boat carrying over 40 wedding guests overturned near Shershah embankment when it was moving from Muzaffargarh to Multan. Rescue workers managed to rescue 22 persons alive. Bodies of 12 persons have been recovered while sea ... read more

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