KARACHI: As many as 11 people have died in rain-related incidents in Karachi since heavy rainfall hit the city Thursday evening, Aaj News reported.
According to the rescue sources, the majority of deaths took place due to electrocution.
A man and a child were electrocuted in Orangi No.10 and Nazimabad, respectively.
Separately, an unidentified man was electrocuted in Cantt station, one in Malir Birohi Goth and two in Sher Shah Area.
Two other men were also electrocuted in Khyber Chowk and Afridi Chowk in Itehad town.
Meanwhile, Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui visited Maripur, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Lyari, Saddar and M.A Jinnah Road after rain and inspected draining of rainwater.
Rainwater should not accumulate on roads, he directed.