SHC expresses anger at Sindh, local govts over Karachi situation


KARACHI (News10) – Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday expressed anger at provincial and local government over situation of Karachi after recent rains.

According to details, Chief Justice of SHC remarked that sinking of Karachi in monsoon due to issue of garbage, is a great tragedy. CJ Khadim Hussain Shaikh added that houses and belongings of masses were destroyed in the rains and people of the city are even unable to evict their children from their homes.

The court while summoning concerned officials immediately, remarked that institutions  are putting responsibility of Karachi’s situation on each other.

It is pertinent to mention here that at least five people were electrocuted to death and one person fell into a drain as spell of torrential rain lashed Karachi.

The third spell of heavy rains in Karachi has inundated low-lying areas while Surjani Town, Clifton, Gadap Town, Garden Town, Federal B Area and Jamshed Road have also been flooded with rain water.

Over 300 feeders of K-electric also tripped causing power outages in Gulshan Iqbal, Liaquatabad, North Karachi, Landhi and Buffer Zone. 

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