Sehwan Shareef: 17 devotees die of intense heat in two days

07 Jun, 2015 10:50 am

SEHWAN (92 News) – After 11 people lost their on account of intense heat on Saturday, six more including a woman died in Sehwan on Sunday.

As per reports, a total of around 17 people have lost their lives due to the persistent heat in the city. Most of the people who died hailed from Punjab whose dead bodies have been sent to their native towns.

Millions of devotees arrive in the city to pay homage to Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalander (R.A.) on the three-day annual celebrations. The 763rd Urs of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar started a day before. This year around 700,000 devotees are expected to attend the annual celebrations.


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