According to police, at least 13 people were on board when the boat overturned.
Expressing deep sorrow over the tragic incident of a boat capsizing in Lake Van, Bitlis province in the east of Turkey, Foreign Office spokesperson Aisha Farooqui has confirmed that at least two Pakistanis among seven drowned in the incident.
NANKANA SAHIB: A boat carrying over 100 people capsized in Ravi River near Nankana Sahib, ARY News reported on Friday. The relief operation has been underway to rescue the people drowned in the incident in Syedwala near Nankana Sahib. The boat was carrying passengers double than its capacity, the eyewitnesses said. Rescue and relief teams rushed to the spot after receiving reports about drowning of a boat in the river. The boat was travelling from Syedwala to Jindraka village of Okara, local people said. A…