Wednesday, September 28, 2022

11 including 10 family members killed as van plunges into Melsi Link canal

11 including 10 family members killed as van plunges into Melsi Link canal
KHANEWAL (92 News) – At least eleven members including 10 members of a same family were killed when a van plunged into Melsi Link canal of Khanewal. According to police and rescue sources, 10 members, children and women among them, were travelling to Khanewal when fell into a canal. All bodies have been retrieved after hours of a search operation. All victims are relatives. The vehicle had plunged into a canal in Khanewal two days back, which was found in Melsi Link canal last night. Upon being informed of the incident, a team of rescuers began searching the victims and the van which was believed to have gone deep into the canal. The Melsi Link canal was closed during the search operation while cell phones of some of the drowned people were located within the remits of Haveli Koranga police station. He said the occupants of the ill-fated vehicle had contacted their relatives in Mian Channu moments before their vehicle fell into the canal and later their relatives tried calling them but could not get through.