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7 students drown

Seven students drowned near Hubco power plant while swimming. Three were rescued. According to rescue officials, seven people were drowned while swimming in the sea near Hubco power plant in Karachi on

9 drown as bus falls into river

At least three people were killed and six others went missing when a passenger bus plunged into the river, here on Monday. According to police, a passenger bus fell into River Indus

Floods drown Asia’s rice bowl

Massive floods have ravaged vast swathes of Asia’s rice bowl, threatening to further drive up food prices and adding to the burden of farmers who are among the region’s poorest, experts say.

Two drown as car plunges into canal

As many as two youth drowned while two were rescued when the car they were travelling in plunged into Upper Chenab Canal. The incident took place near Sambrial area on early Thursday

10 drown as van falls into canal

GUJRANWALA – At least 10 passengers, including seven men, two women and a child, drowned on Tuesday when a passenger van fell into a canal near Head Balloki, 52 kilometers from the city, in the jurisdiction of Alipur Chattha Police Station when the driver lost its control over the vehicle.
Reportedly, a van carrying 17 passengers was on its way to Hafizabad from Phalia. Its driver lost control over it while overtaking another van and fell into the canal as a result of which 10

43 African migrants drown off Yemen coast

ADEN – At least 43 African migrants have drowned off the coast of Yemen while trying to cross to the Arabian Peninsula country, Yemen’s Interior Ministry said on Monday.
The ministry website said three Somalis were rescued after a vessel carrying 46 people mostly from Ethiopia capsized, with another boat missing with up to 40 on board. Many African migrants try to reach Yemen, which they see as a gateway to wealthier parts of the Middle East and the West.