Faisal Edhi, PTI MPA survives drowning during rescue operation

KARACHI: (HRNW) Head of the Edhi Foundation, Faisal Edhi, and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) MPA Raja Azhar on Wednesday survived drowning after their boat capsized during a rescue operation near Korangi Causeway in Karachi.

The two of them and four others were on a rescue mission to find people who have drowned near Korangi Causeway and went ahead towards Do Darya area during the operation.

According to Edhi officials, the boat overturned due to the rough waves and they were fortunately rescued by some passing-by fishermen.

They were shifted to Ibrahim Hyderi jetty for medical treatment.

Later talking to media, Faisal Edhi said that he was trying to rescue eight people who have drowned in Malir river when the incident occured.

“After a search operation, we decided to return from sea view area when suddenly the engine of the boat encountered technical issues.”

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