Seven die as truck plunges into Lyari River

KARACHI: At least seven people including women and children died and eight others injured when a mini-truck plunged into Lyari River on Wednesday evening, police and Chhipa sources said.

The truck was on its way to Mauripur by Lyari Expressway when the incident occurred in the limits of PIB Colony police station. All victims belonged to one family. Three women were also among the injured. Two children had been missing while filing of the story.

The bodies and injured were shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi. According to police the truck was carrying relatives of the driver and due to reckless driving it overturned while taking a turn and fell into the Nullah.

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