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Pakistan: 20 killed as heavy rain batters Karachi

4th Aug 2013
Pakistan: 20 killed as heavy rain batters Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): At least 20 people were killed in different parts of Karachi as heavy rain lashed the port city on Saturday.

 

The heavy downpour caused massive gridlocks in the city, adding to the miseries of the commuters.

In Paposh Nagar a child was killed from electrocution, while another child lost his life in Korangi. A man was electrocuted near the KESC office in the Defence area of the city.

 

Three children were killed as a roof of an apartment collapsed in Gulzar-e-Hijri. Two more children were killed when they fell into a drain in the North Nazimabad. Two people were electrocuted in Sarjani town.

 

Three people were injured when shed of a CNG station located near the NIPA intersection collapsed.

 

KESC has appealed to the residents of the city to stay away from electricity poles and wires. According to the KESC spokesman, 102 feeders have tripped in the city, leaving Nazimabad, Landhi, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Lyari, Malir, Clifton, Korangi, Balida and North Karachi without electricity.

Rainwater flooded roads and streets in Old City Area, Defence, II Chundrigar Road, Nazimabad, Steel Town, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Shahra-e-Faisal, Landhi and the areas adjoining University Road and Airport Road.

http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-112299-20-killed-as-heavy-rain-batters-Karachi

 

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