13 people of Bohra Community died after a boat capsized in Thatta

THATTA: At least 13 people belonging to the Dawoodi Bohra Community died after a boat carrying them capsized in Thatta.

Speaking to The Express Tribune, DC Thatta said, “We have so far fished out 13 bodies and 20 people are still missing. A rescue operation is underway and we have declared an emergency in district hospitals.”

According to reports, at least 50 religious visitors were on their way to partake in an annual festival, Meinh Pathahi, a local saint whose shrine is located in the Arabian Sea at the Bohara Creek of Mir Pur Sakro, Thatta district, said Deputy Commissioner Mirza Nasir Baig.

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