Karachi: Several people were killed late Saturday evening when heavy rains preceded by gusty winds hit Karachi, the southernmost city of the country. A woman Shamim Mukhtar was killed and her daughter Nida Mukhtar injured when the roof of their house in North Nazimabad collapsed.
A house collapsed in Delhi Colony, trapping all those present inside. An unidentified man died of electrocution in North Nazimabad when an electricity wire fell on him.
Power supply to many areas broke down following the rains. The areas include Malir, Korangi, Landhi, Pak Colony, Gharibabad and Gulistan-e-Jauhar More than 300 feeders tripped.