Disaster averted – Cement laden boat sinks in Gojal Lake, 7 commuters rescued safely

Boat operators routinely put extra load on the boat to get more money. Some of the boats are in bad shape, needing immediate repair. PT File Photo

PT Report 

Shishkat, April 29: A boat carrying 7 commuters and a load of Cement bags has reportedly sunk in the Gojal Lake, formed due to damming of the Hunza River.

According to police sources, water flew into the boat after a hole developed in it. The seven commuters were rescued safely but the boat disappeared in the 360 feet deep lake.

The incident took place near Ayeenabad. The boat belonged to a businessman, according to reports.

Details of the rescue mission were unclear at the time of filing of this report.

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  1. Thanks for the news about Attabad lake. I constantly monitor them. I wish they were more frequent and finally good. Ciao from Italy.

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