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Seven children among 23 killed as downpour cripples life in Karachi -

ACROSS the city, scenes of devastation were widespread in the wake of the rains on Thursday. Pak Army jawans help drain rainwater at Ayesha Manzil.—Agencies. More showers likely; KE feeders trip; FWO machinery drowns. KARACHI: At least 23 people ...and more »

The Hides Can't Hide from Pakistani Politics - The Diplomat

Recently the government of Sindh, one of the provinces of Pakistan, has banned the collection of animal hides after the Id-ul-Adha festival. This order may be a political tool shaped to hurt a particular party. Each year millions of animal are ...and more »

Four dead as Karachi faces lashing rainstorms - The Express Tribune

After last night's raging shower of rain, most of Karachi's roads are flooded, and this has been causing severe problems for citizens who are stranded on main arteries due to traffic jam. Fatal consequences: Three killed in rain incidents. According to ...and more »

Why Some Muslims In Pakistan Won't Be Able To Buy A Goat This Year - NPR

Thursday marks the start of Eid al-Adha, the holiest Muslim day of the year. It celebrates the biblical story of Abraham and his willingness to sacrifice his son for God. The moment before the sacrifice, God intervened and sent a goat to take the boy's ...and more »

More than 1200 dead as floods devastate South Asia - Asian Correspondent

Concrete mixer trucks and an earthmover are submerged in storm water drainage after the rain in Karachi, Pakistan, on Aug 31, 2017. Source: Reuters/Akhtar Soomro. 37. Social Buzz. SOME 13 people were killed in Pakistan's largest city Karachi after ...and more »

Nearly 50 killed as monsoon rain inundates Mumbai to Karachi -

Monsoon rain is being blamed for the deaths of nearly 50 people from Mumbai to Karachi this week. A monsoon low has been responsible for unleashing torrential rain and flooding across western India and southeastern Pakistan this week. Most recently ...and more »

Rains lash southern Pakistan after causing havoc in India - The Hindu

Torrential monsoon rains are lashing Pakistan's port city of Karachi following downpours in neighboring India that especially caused havoc in Mumbai. TV footage showed streets were submerged already after the heavy rains began early on Thursday ...and more »

At least 12 dead due to heavy rains in Pakistan's Karachi - Global Times

A man holds his bicycle as he wades through flood water after heavy rain in southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Aug. 31, 2017. At least 12 people were killed and several others injured as heavy rains continued to lash Pakistan's southern port ...and more »

Pakistan's New Big Threat: A Bulging Population - The Diplomat

Pakistan's unrestricted population rise and radical demographic changes present real dangers to the country's existence. By Umair Jamal for The Diplomat. August 31, 2017. Pakistan is one of the most populated countries in the world. Last week, the ...and more »

Heavy flooding in Karachi kills 16, at least 11 electrocuted - CNN

Karachi, Pakistan (CNN) Flash monsoon flooding in Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, has claimed the lives of at least 16 people, most of them children, officials confirmed Friday. At least 11 deaths have been attributed to electrocution, as rising ...and more »