20 people die in Karachi during heavy rains

By: News Desk
Published: 09:37 PM, 12 Jul, 2022
20 people die in Karachi during heavy rains
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At least 20 people lost their lives in separate rain-related incidents in Karachi, reported 24NewsHD TV channel Tuesday.

Karachi police department issued a list of deceased persons who died in rain-related incidents across the metropolis amid disastrous monsoon spells.

According to the report, 13 citizens got electrocuted, two drowned while others died due to the collapse of roofs and walls.

According to the police record, 20-year-old Rehman, Asif and Hassan died of electrocution in Garden’s Shoe Market, whereas, the 23-year-old Raqeeb and an unidentified man lost their lives in electrocution incidents in Manghopir. A 38-year-old woman also fell prey to the electrocution in Landhi’s Mansehra Colony.

Other deceased people included 25-year-old Abdul Khaliq in Korangi’s Mehran Town, 13-year-old Muzammil in North Karachi’s Arsalan Homes residential society and an unidentified man near Korangi’s Sau (100) Quarters. A young motorcyclist died of electrocution near an electricity pole in Muhammad Ali Society and another man in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Phase V.

Due to the negligence of K-Electric, Shoaib died of electrocution near New Karachi’s Bhola Hotel and Sher Khan in Korangi’s Bilal Colony.

The police records also showed that a father-son duo drowned in flood water in Gadap Town, whereas, a woman died in roof collapse incident in Gulberg Block 12. A labourer lost his life in wall collapse incident near Korangi’s Chamra (Leather) Chowrangi and the body of an unidentified man was recovered from a drainage nullah of Baloch Colony area.

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