KHANEWAL - Seven people, including three of a family, drowned after they had fallen into a cesspool here on Wednesday. Disposal motor operator of buildings department, Ajmal, was busy in repairing the faulty motor of the Fazal Colony of government employees during loadshedding hours. People of the area were also present at the site. Suddenly, the supply was restored, causing powerful electricity shock. As a result, Ajmal fell into the cesspool. Other people tried to rescue him by entering into the cesspool, but water was so deep that none of them could not come back. Rescue 1122 workers reached the spot and recovered bodies of six persons while efforts are underway to retrieve the seventh. Two others were rescued alive including Asad son of Fayaz and Rashid s/o Mukhtar and both were admitted to hospital in unconscious condition. They are stated to be stable. Those who died on the spot included Muhammad Ajmal s/o Afzal, Ansar Abbas s/o Shabbir, Adnan s/o Shaukat, Safdar s/o Muqeem and his two sons Sajjad and Imtiaz. Rescue 1122 staff was still busy making efforts to recover the body of a person Amir s/o Ashraf from the cesspool.