SUKKUR (Online) – At least 10 people including eight children and two women drowned after a boat capsized in Kirthar Canal of Sukkur Barrage on Friday.

Rescue teams salvaged one woman and five children and they were shifted to a nearby hospital while search the four missing including a woman and three children was under till the filing of this report.

Locals said that the people on board were the students and teachers going to a school located on the other side of the canal.

The local divers had to face a lot of difficulty in searching the missing persons due to high level of water in the canal.