Twenty two to thirty people, including a newly wedding couple, were in the boat when the unfortunate incident took place.
Three children were amongst the dead. The search for the missing persons is ongoing.
Eighteen people been rescued by the help of Pakistan Army soldiers so far in which three people are said to be in critical condition.
Death toll is feared to increase.
It should be noted that five breaches have been created at Shershah Dyke to save the historical city from the floodwater.