Tag Archives: drowned


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India: Four drown trying taking selfie in Tamil Nadu’s reservoir

10 October, 2019 2:33 am 2:33 am

TAMIL NADU – A newly married woman and three of her family drowned in a reservoir after trying to take a selfie, said police in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The dead were among a group of six who held hands and stood in waist deep water near Pambar dam before one of … Read More


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Three friends drowned in Nankana canal

08 August, 2019 3:54 am 3:54 am

NANKANA SAHIB (92 News) – Three friends drowned while taking bath in Chandarkot canal in Nankana on late Friday, rescuers and police said. The ill-fated victims belonging to Sheikhupura, turned up at the canal to take bath and drowned. Witnesses alerted Rescue 1122 and police. The bodies were retrieved from the deep water by divers … Read More


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Scores of migrants feared drowned in Libya shipwreck

07 July, 2019 8:54 am 8:54 am

LIBYA (Web Desk) – At least 115 people are feared drowned after a boat carrying migrants sank off the coast of Libya, a navy official says. Gen Ayoub Kacem said 134 people were rescued and a body recovered. The boat was carrying some 250 people from a number of African and Arab countries when it … Read More


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Harrowing photo of drowned migrants at US border draws global attention

06 June, 2019 11:02 pm 11:02 pm

MATAMOROS, Mexico (Reuters) – A harrowing photo of a man and his young daughter who drowned on the U.S.-Mexico border has brought global attention to the dangers for a wave of mostly Latin American migrants travelling north, with Pope Francis on Wednesday expressing “immense sadness” at the deaths. The picture of Oscar Alberto Martinez and … Read More


Pakistanis drowned in Egypt’s Nile laid to rest in Lahore

07 July, 2016 10:28 am 10:28 am

LAHORE (92 News) – A Pakistani man, his wife and daughter, who died after their boat capsized in the Nile, were laid to rest in Lahore on Wednesday while the body of another girl could not be recovered. Four Pakistani tourists who hailed from the same family drowned in the Nile in Cairo’s Boulaq Abu … Read More