Rain claims five lives in Karachi


Karachi : The monsoon’s first rain has claimed five lives in the city on Monday. 

A woman was electrocuted in her home in Liaquatabad area.

In another incident, a minor boy was electrocuted at his home in Orangi Town neighbourhood while two people died after a roof of their house caved in due to heavy rain in Ibrahim Hyderi.

Separately, a three-year-old girl died when a wall collapsed on her in Malir’s Shamsi Society.

Earlier in the day, heavy rain accompanying gusty winds had lashed the city.

Meanwhile, the power supply company K-Electric has warned citizens to stay away from poles and snapped wires during the rain.