TAXILA: Two young boys drowned in a pond near railway line in Awan Sharif area in Attock on Thursday.

Police and Rescue 122 officials said that 12-year-old Zubair along with his 11-year-old friend Abuzar went to a pond where rain water had accumulated for bathing. Abuzar started to drown and in a bid to save him, Zubair also lost control and drowned.

People present at the spot called Rescue 1122 and after a long operation, their bodies were retrieved and shifted to District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital. Attock police are investigating the case.

Published in Dawn, August 5th, 2022

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