KARACHI: At least four people have been killed in separate rain-related incidents in Karachi, as the light downpour once again exposed the claims of preparedness from the provincial and local authorities.
According to rescue sources, at least two people were killed and one other injured after a wall of a house caved-in in the Ibrahim Hyderi area of the city.
In Ibrahim Hyderi, a PMT and electricity poles fell down on a road, causing disruptions in the traffic flow, however, no casualties were reported from the incident.
In another incident, a woman died after a wall of a house collapsed in Angora Goth area of Liaquatabad.
A tree fell down on a rickshaw and a motorcycle at Alamgir Road area in the city, however, no casualties are reported so far as authorities summoned a crane to remove the tree from the road.