Dust storm kills three people and injures multiple: Karachi

Karachi, April 15, 2019: A dust storm along with strong breezes swept across Karachi on Sunday night, causing various setbacks.

While Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast rains alongside dust and rainstorm in the city for Monday (today).

The people of Karachi have shared photos of the storm on social media.

Window cleaning trolley flying in the air at an office in the Dolmen City Mall due to Dust Storm.

Incidents of wall and roof collapses have been reported in Korangi, Landhi, Malir, Lyari, PECHS, Peoples Chowrangi, and Surjani Town.

A man died as a tree fell on him near Peoples Chowrangi, while two children were killed in separate incidents. Five students were injured and rushed to a nearby hospital as the roof of their school located on Tipu Sultan Road collapsed, rescue sources said.

Some flights from Jinnah International Airport were cancelled or delayed last night owing to the dust storm.

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