Four family members drowned in dam in Pakistan's Punjab
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Four people from the same family drowned in a dam in Jhelum district of Pakistan's eastern Punjab province, the rescue service reported.
According to the reports, the incident took place on Thursday when a man along with his two sons and a brother-in-law were swimming in Raja Khalid Dam in the district.
Upon receiving the information of the incident, police and rescue workers reached the site and recovered the bodies from the dam, said the rescue service.
The father of the two sons was a session judge who went to the dam for a picnic on Eid al-Adha, Islam's major religious festival.
The police said in a statement that the bodies had been shifted to a local hospital while further investigation of the accident was underway. - XINHUA