KHANEWAL - A boat carrying 12 persons capsized in Mailsi Link Canal here late the other night. The rescue teams managed to save 10 people while two went missing.
According to police, 12 employees of Colony Sugar Mills were returning home after performing duty when their boat capsized in Mailsi Link Canal near Kaccha Khoh area of Khanewal due to overloading.
The rescue teams rushed to the scene and managed to save 10 people while two went missing. Due to darkness the rescue work was stopped. However, despite hectic struggle the bodies of two missing persons identified as Jaffer and Sher Muhammad could not be recovered.