Nasirabad (September 22, 2018): Three children of a family drowned as an auto-rickshaw carrying eight people plunged into a canal near Nangar Chatal village in Nasirabad on Friday night.
According to the details, eight people of the same family were travelling in the rickshaw when it fell into the canal, killing three children.
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Sources said that the family was leaving for home after attending the Ashura procession. Rescue officials and local people rescued five people from the canal. The deceased were identified as five-year-old Urooj, Six-year-old Mansoor and seven-year-old Tanzeela. Rescue officials shifted the bodies to the Hospital.
Earlier on September 28, 2017, an overloaded rickshaw had plunged into a canal near Mandi Bholay Wala in Bahawlnagr. 14 school students were drowned in this unfortunate incident.
Local people on their own had recovered dead bodies of four. According to initial information, students were coming back from school in rickshaw, which was overloaded from its capacity
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All of sudden it went out of control and fell into canal. Police has registered FIR and started the investigation.