A woman along with her four-year-old daughter jumped into a canal, reportedly, in sheer despair over domestic disputes.

The woman, however, was rescued while the girl drowned in the canal on Monday.

The incident occurred in Chak 54/DB, Yazman, where 35-year-old Nazeeran Bibi used to have disputes with her husband Latif over domestic issues. The couple again had an argument over some issue which got heated up. In this frustration, Nazeeran Bibi took his four-year-old daughter Muqadas, two sons - six-year-old Umair and eight-year-old Ali to Qadirabad-Jhaal canal. She threw her daughter Muqadas into the canal while both her sons resisted their mother and fled the scene. Later she also jumped into the canal.

Passersby saw her jumping into the canal and rushed for her rescue. They managed to rescue the woman while Muqadas drowned in the canal. The police and Rescue 1122 arrived on spot and started searching for the dead body. However, the search was continued till filing of this report.