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14 Drowned As Boat Capsizes in River Indus

KOTRI:  As many as 14 people drowned as a boat capsized in the river Indus while six dead bodies have been recovered.

The boat capsized in the river Indus near Interpur while eight people are still at large while two women also among the dead.

According to the police the incident occurred in Mattiari district while it was coming from district Mattiari and heading towards Darmachi area in district Jamshoro carried with 14 people including women and children.

According to the eyewitnesses, the boat capsized due to bad weather and speedy winds while the search for missing person is on.

Police said that district administration along with rescue teams conducting search operation, however, the team is facing difficulty due to the darkness of the night.