Two teenagers drowned while swimming in Bambaanwala-Ravi-Bedian (BRB) Canal near Jando Sahi town, Daska on Sunday.
According to a private TV Channel, a dead body has been recovered while the rescue teams are searching for the other. The deceased was identified as 18-year Yushwa and the missing is named Tayyab Ali, 17-year.
Rescue 1122 immediately arrived at the spot after receiving the information. The rescuers recovered the dead body of Yushwa and handed it over to the family of the deceased. The search for missing Tayyab is underway.
It is very usual for the children to go swimming in canals in summer to beat the heat. But unfortunately, many lose their lives due to carelessness and lack of precautions every year.
Last Sunday, three boys drowned while swimming in Panyari Canal Hyderabad. And, a few days earlier, Karachi-based three friends drowned in the canal of Tando Allah Yar Canal where they reached to enjoying holidays.
Earlier in the month, four children of the Bagri community drowned in Beto Jatoi Canal near the area of Khairpur Nathan Shah in Sindh.