KARACHI: The body of a minor girl who had drowned in a drain on Saturday in Karachi’s SITE area was recovered on Monday.
According to rescue sources, a four-year-old girl, Noor Fatima had fallen into Orangi Nala while playing with other children on a makeshift bridge near her home.
Edhi workers and Pakistan Navy divers had called off a search operation on Sunday evening and failed to recover the body.
According to the father of the drowned girl, Azmat Khan Noor Fatima was playing with other children when she fell into the drain at around 3:00 pm on Saturday.
Soon after the incident area, people had jumped into the drain to try to save her but to no avail.
Afterward, rescuers were called in, who launched efforts to find her but they too remained unsuccessful, Azmat added.