Karachi plunges into darkness as dust storm hits city


By Siddique Baloch

KARACHI: Various parts of Karachi were hit by strong winds and dust storms, media reported yesterday evening.

Among the areas most impacted were Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, and University Road. Strong winds also blew in North Karachi, Saddar and adjoining areas.

The gusty winds broke the windows of multiple houses in North Karachi, according to media. In Janjal Goth on Super Highway, the roofs of numerous shops caved in.

Due to structural damages, 12 people including three children were injured and rushed to hospitals, said rescue officials.


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