Six Killed, several injured as Dust Storm gripped Karachi Division

15-Apr-2019

An Intense dust storm hit Karachi Division on Sunday night and continued till Monday morning. Throughout the city there were many incidents of roof collapses, tree/poles/street lights fallen reported to Rescue 1299. According to Edhi sources, a 5 year old girl was killed when the roof of the House collapsed in Haji Ibrahim Goth. Another worker killed after being electrolyted in Charminar Chowrangi, Bahadurabad. Roof collapses of Madrassa in Chakiwara, Lyari and another incident roof collapses of school at Tipu Sultan road, all the injured of both incidents has been shifted to Hospital for treatment. Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah has directed all the concern departments to take all necessary measures required to handle the situation. Citizens of Karachi division are requested to be alert and don't go outside unnecessarily. In case of any emergency call 1299. There are 40% chance of Rain in Karachi Division on Tuesday that will lower the temperature of Karachi.