THATTA - At least eight fishermen drowned while seven were rescued alive after a launch capsized here on Tuesday. Rescue sources said that a launch carrying 15 fishermen sank at Warri Crake near Shah Bandar in Thatta.

Divers of Pakistan Navy managed to rescue seven fishermen alive while search for the bodies of missing fishermen was in progress. Rescue sources said that the incident took place due to overloading.