QUETTA: Bodies of three teenaged boys, who were drowned while taking bath, were recovered from Hub Dam on Thursday, said rescue officials.
The rescue officials said that the teenaged boys were close friends and hailed from Gadap Town area of Karachi. The deceased were identified as Alam,17, Waseem,28 and Abid 24.
Police and rescue officials shifted the bodies to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital in Karachi for medico legal formalities. Sources said that the three friends had arrived at the Hub Dam for picnic.
Earlier, the bodies of two more members of a family that drowned at Gadani beach while picnicking had been recovered on June 23, according to rescue sources.
A day earlier, at least six members of a family were swept away by strong waves at Gadani beach. The people who drowned at the famous beach hailed from Lyari’s Kachhi Para neighbourhood.