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Four die of electrocution as Karachi receives light rain

Tania, a 4-year-old girl, was electrocuted in Karachi. (Photo: BBC)

KARACHI: Four people, including a minor girl, have been killed in various incidents of electrocution during rains in the Sindh capital.

According to details, a man named Yaseen was electrocuted in a house in Abidabad in the Baldia area of Karachi. A minor girl was electrocuted in the Shah Rasool Colony area of Clifton.

Tania, a 4-year-old girl, was electrocuted by a pole in Shah Rasool Colony while Muhammad Sabir, 50, was also electrocuted in the Liaqatabad area of Karachi. Besides, Sajid Lodhi, 45, was also electrocuted in Chappal Gali of the Light House area of Karachi. Four people have so far been confirmed dead in various incidents.

Read more: Karachi inundated as heavy rainfall lashes city

It may be recalled that due to heavy rains in Karachi since yesterday, water has stagnated in some places, causing problems to the citizens in transportation. Due to load shedding in different areas, people are facing difficulties.

Heavy rains lashed most parts of Karachi yesterday, with water still accumulating on the roads, severely affecting the flow of transport. Due to load shedding, those who fulfill their professional responsibilities face problems.