MURREE: At least nine tourists who came to enjoy pleasant weather drowned after swept away by flooding nullah here Thursday-Friday midnight.

Eight bodies were recovered while search for others was underway.

Rescue sources said the tourists hailing from Rawalpindi while crossing a flooded nullah due to heavy rain, on motorbikes at Malach area next to with Murree Expressway were swept away by the gushing water waves.

The Rescue 1122 personnel recovered the bodies of eight bodies while the search for others was underway. Dead bodies and rescued people were moved to the hospital.