Sadiqabad tragedy: Nine persons’ funeral prayers offered 

By: News Desk
Published: 12:45 PM, 19 Jul, 2022
Sadiqabad tragedy: Nine persons’ funeral prayers offered 
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Sadiqabad Assistant Commissioner sharing an update about the last night boat drowning tragedy in Sadiqabad said that funeral prayers of nine victims have been offered, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

A wedding party boat overturned due to overloading in the river in the Machke area killing 21 people including women and children.

The distance between Sadiqabad to Machka is 118Km by road.

The locals on their own initiative started a rescue operation and were later joined by the rescue authorities. 

At the funeral prayers, a large number of local people including notable participated. 

The unfortunate incident spread grief among locals who prayed for the departed souls.

The wedding house has turned into a mourning house as family members from both bride and groom sides lost their lives in the tragic incident. 

Sadiqabad AC said that a search hunt has been underway for people and so far over 90 people have been rescued.

Reporter Amir Bhatti

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