Five killed and three injured in separate road incidents
KARACHI: Five people, including a woman, were killed and three others injured in separate road accidents in the city on Thursday.
According to rescue sources, Robinson, aged 30, son of Mushtaq; Khan Momin, aged 26, son of Qaisar Khan; and one unknown 45-year-old woman, were killed and two others persons injured, when a container- truck overturned and fell on them in Qayyumabad area of the city.
The bodies and injured were moved to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for autopsies and treatment, respectively.
Separately, a 25-year-old man, Fida Hussaind, was killed when he fell from the rooftop of a bus near Five Star Chowrangi in North Nazimabad. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (CHK) for an autopsy.
Meanwhile, a 20-year-old youth, Sattar, a resident of Ranchor Lane, was hit by a fast-moving vehicle in Korangi’s Zia Colony. As a result, he sustained severe injuries and died on the spot. The body was shifted to JPMC for a postmortem.
Separately, an 18-year-old youth, Rashid, was killed when he was riding a bike and unknown vehicle hit him in Shah Latif town. His body was moved to JPMC for an autopsy.
A 17-year-old youth, Atif, son of Mohammad Israr, was injured when he was crossing the road and unknown vehicle hit him on Super Highway near Al-Asif Square. He was rushed to CHK for treatment.