SHEIKHUPURA

A woman and her two children drowned when a boat capsized in River Ravi near Lubanwala Saifan here on Sunday.

The incident occurred when Imran along with his wife Robina,27, infant son Hussnain and three-year-old daughter Ayesha and a vehicle boarded a boat to cross River Ravi. The boatman also boarded some other persons on the boat. However, as it reached in the middle of the river, it started trembling under heavy weight and capsized in the deep water. Imran and four other travellers saved their lives by jumping out of the boat. While his wife and two children drowned in the river. On information, the rescuer rushed to the scene and fished out the three bodies after more than two hours struggle. The Ferozewala Police have registered a case against the boatman namely Mansha and started investigation. The deceased were residents of Narang Mandi.

WOMAN KILLED: A woman was killed and two other persons got injured when armed men opened fire over a marriage feud in Obaidullah Kousar village here on Sunday.

The dead body and the injured were shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities.