SHIKARPUR: A five-year-old boy drowned in a pond located on the outskirts of Chatto Mangi village in Ghari Yasin sub-division of Shikarpur district. Reportedly, Mansoor Ali, after playing with his friends, went to the pond for taking bath to beat the stifling heat of summer. Consequently, the local divers fished out his body from the pond after hectic struggle of many hours. His burial ceremony was performed in his native village, where villagers gathered to extend sympathies and condolences to the bereaved family. Published in Daily Times, August 1st 2018.