3 die in separate mishaps in metropolis
KARACHI: Three people died in separate mishaps, which occurred in the metropolis on Tuesday. An elderly woman was crushed to death near Shahzad Cinema, Qasba Colony, within the precincts of Pirabad police station.
The victim 70-year-old Amina Bibi was a resident of Qasba colony. She was crossing the road, when a speeding vehicle overran her and escaped. Resultantly, she died on the spot while body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for medico-legal formalities. Police officials said victim was returning home after buying some household stuff from the market when the accident occurred.
Separately, police found gunny-bagged bodies of a couple from railway track in Gharibabad within the remits of Sharifabad police station. The identities of victims are yet to be ascertained and bodies were shifted to the ASH for post-mortem. SHO Iqbal Sheikh said woman appears to be 35 years of age while man of 42.
Both were choked to death and bodies were abandoned 18 hours ago. Later police moved their bodies to the Edhi Morgue for identification.