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Friday Jan 13, 2017
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GEO NEWS

Traffic jams as rainy spell resumes in Karachi

By
GEO NEWS

KARACHI: The flow of traffic was badly affected after a spell of first winter rain in Karachi resumed on Friday evening.

Light and heavy rain again lashed several areas of Karachi, including II Chundrigar Road, Gulistan e Jauhar, Airport, Malir, Sharah e Faisal and Gulshan Iqbal.

The rain triggered snarl-ups in many areas.

Long queues of vehicles were seen at Shahrah e Faisal - the busiest thoroughfare of the city - as rain water accumulated on it.

Commuters faced immense difficulty in reaching their destinations.

Three killed in rain-related incidents

Slippery roads also resulted in accidents, with two people reportedly killed in Nazimabad.

Another man was electrocuted in Korangi area, officials and rescue sources said.

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