BHAKKAR - Dead bodies of five children including four real sisters, who drowned in a pond while enjoying swimming the other day, were recovered.

According to details, four daughters and a nephew of Muhammad Sabtain, belong to Nourang Lak went to nearby forest to bring fire wood where they started enjoying swimming in a pond. During playing all the five children went into deep water and drowned.

The family started search for them when did not return home after passage of a long time.

Later, the bodies of all five children identified as eight-year-old Yasir, 9-year-old Nasreen, 10-year-old Samreen, 6-year-old Muhafia and four-year-old Tehseen Bibi were recovered from the pond.

Man killed brother-in-law : A youth was shot dead by his brother-in-law in Jalalpur Bhattian here the other day.  According to police, Bilal's sister was married off to Ijaz Ahmad in Mustafabad (Jalalpur Bhattian). Few months back Ijaz's wife settled with her brother Bilal and despite several attempts no compromise could be reached between the couple.

In the meanwhile, after exchanged hot words, Bilal got enraged and opened indiscriminate fire, killing Ijaz on the spot.  The police have registered a case.

Distinction: Under the Punjab Youth Festival, essay contest among girl students of high schools of the district have been completed at Government Double Section Girls High School here. Imama Nadeem Gujar, 10th class student of Govt Girls Higher Model School was declared first in the contest.