Rescuers save two of five drowned in Ravi

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Amraiz Khan

Five young people drowned while bathing in river Ravi near Syed Wala Bridge in Renala Khurd on Friday. As per details, rescue teams rushed to the spot and saved the lives of two people by getting them out of the river.

The rescue 1122 teams also succeeded to recover two dead bodies of the drowned youth and the search operation for the third continued till filing this report.

The youths had come to have a picnic on the river Ravi and tried to take bath in the waters. One of the dead youths has been identified as Ali.

On the other hand a dacoit on Friday looted two-kilogram gold and Rs1.4 million cash from a family in Lahore. According to the details, a robber entered a house of a businessman Zubair located in the areas of Kot Lakhpat in Lahore city.

The dacoit pushed the owner of the house back and made hostage all his family at the gunpoint. He looted the precious jewellery with cash and easily escaped from the scene. Zubair has a mobile shop while his father has a shop for power batteries in the area. Superintendent Police (SP) Model Town Hasan Javed Bhatti also visited the spot and said that the evidence has been collected from the crime scene with the help of forensic experts. He ensured the victim family that a case will be registered against the looter and the incident will be investigated.

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