Saturday , 24 March 2018

11 deaths take place due to electrocution



KARACHI: More then  11 people have died in rain-related incidents in Karachi since heavy downpour hit the city Thursday evening, the majority of deaths took place due to electrocution.

Rescue officials said that a man and a child were electrocuted in Orangi No.10 and Nazimabad, respectively.

Separately, an unidentified man was electrocuted in Cantt station, one in Malir Birohi Goth and two in Sher Shah area.

Meanwhile, Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui visited Maripur, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Lyari, Saddar and M.A Jinnah Road after rain and inspected draining of rainwater and nullahs.

He directed the officers that rainwater should not accumulate on roads.