Four-year-old boy dies after falling into open manhole in Karachi


KARACHI: A four-year old boy fell inside an open manhole and died as a result.


According to details, a four-year old boy named Owais was found dead and his body was recovered from a manhole in Karachi’s Mawach Goth area.

It was learnt that Owais had been missing from home since three days and his body was recovered from the manhole on the fourth day.

The tragic incident enraged local residents and relatives of the deceased child, who blocked Baldia Mawach Goth road and protested.

Karachi’s open manholes and streams continue to pose a threat to citizens’ life. Before this, a ten-year old boy named Abdul Khan also fell into a stream in Karachi’s Jahangirabad area. The corpse of the boy was not recovered.