Seven people dead as rain batters Karachi

Seven people dead as rain batters Karachi

KARACHI, (SANA): At least seven people died in separate incidents on Saturday in Karachi as a spell of monsoon rains hit the city.

A man in Metroville died as a wall collapsed on him. A woman and two children were injured in a similar incident in the Naval Colony and were shifted to a hospital for treatment where the woman and one child succumbed to their injuries.

In Karachi’s Buffer Zone area, two people died as a result of electrocution. Monsoon rains are ongoing in different parts of the country and lashed Karachi late at night.

As the initial monsoon rains battered the city, most parts of Karachi faced power outages as several feeders of K-Electric (KE) tripped.

Many areas were flooded due to rainwater and the wind also rooted out multiple signboards across the city.The meteorological department has predicted a continuing spell of rain.
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