Teenager dead, 10 injured in Karachi road mishaps


KARACHI: A teenager was crushed to death on Sunday by an over speeding dumper while 10 people were injured when a bus overturned in different areas of the metropolis. Enraged protests set the dumper on fire.

Police said that an over speeding dumper crushed to death 12-year-old Saqib in Korangi No. 2.5, Karachi.

The dumper driver fled the scene and the enraged protestors set the dumper on fire.

A bus carrying a group for a picnic at Hawks Bay turned turtle near Soneri Point. As many as 10 people were injured as a result of the accident.

The dead bodies and injured in both incidents were shifted to the nearby hospitals for the medico-legal formalities to be completed.

The police registered a case against the drivers of the vehicles. Further investigation is underway.