Two persons drown at Seaview



Two persons drowned while bathing in the sea at Seaview, a coastal resort here on Wednesday. According to the people of the area, 11 boys from Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Hadeed had arrived for picnic at Seaview beach on the third day of Eid.

Five of them went to the seawater at 2:00 pm for merrymaking and two of them drowned. “The police and the administration were reported about the drowning but none of them came to help,” area residents said. One of them was identified as Sonu whose body was recovered by the Edhi’s divers. The other person was identified as Jaggu, and search for his body was continued.

“Both belonged to Pipri area of Karachi,” police said.  “The dead body of 18-year old Sonu retrieved from the sea at 2:00 AM midnight,” local people said.

The divers of rescue agencies searching for another youth drowned at Seaview beach, rescue sources said. Moreover, another young man has been reported missing at Seaview beach. The family members of a youth, Faisal, arrived at the sea and reported police about the missing young man.

Meanwhile, the family of a six-year Javeria also reported that the child went missing from the Seaview beach at 3:00 PM on Wednesday. “The police station and volunteer agencies have been reported about the missing child,” Javeria’s father has said.