17 drowned in Arabian Sea near Karachi beach



Karachi, June 22 (TNS): In another tragedy at least 17 people of a family drowned in Gadani beach, a town of Balochistan near Karachi.

According to rescue officials, the bodies of four women were recovered while 11 people were rescued. A search for the two children still missing is under way.

Sources said the rescued persons have been shifted to a rural health centre nearby.

The family hailed from Karachi’s Lyari area and had gone to Gadani on a picnic.

Last week, two young men drowned at Karachi’s Sandspit beach.