Five people, including three children, were killed and one child was injured when walls collapsed due to rain in different parts of Karachi. According to Meteorological Department, light rain is expected in the city today.
The first pre-monsoon rains in Karachi washed away the city, drains overflowed in many areas and water on various canals including MA Jinnah Road.
5 people including 3 children lost their lives in the incidents of falling walls in different areas of Quaid-e-Azam city. And occurred in different areas including Gulistan-e-Jauhar. One person was killed while power supply was suspended in some areas.
Karachi: Submerged wall in the river. 4 out of 7 people rescued, 3 killed
7 people drowned in river near Benazir Bhutto Park in Boat Basin area of Karachi 4 of them were rescued by Edhi's naval rescue team while 3 drowned and rescue operation is on to find one.
Located at Boat Basin in Clifton area of Karachi The incident of drowning of 7 persons in the river near Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Park had taken place. Last night, the divers of Edhi found the bodies of the drowned persons but due to darkness the rescue operation was postponed till morning.
According to Edhi, two persons drowned while taking a bath at around 5 pm yesterday. They jumped and got stuck in the water.
Edhi divers reached to rescue him, out of which one body and 4 persons were pulled out of the water in a state of unconsciousness.
A drowning man is still missing and a rescue operation was launched early in the morning to find him. While the bodies of 2 have been exhumed.