Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Urs: Nine devotees die


KARACHI - Nine people have died at Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’s annual Urs celebrations in Sindh’s Sehwan town owing to the intense heat.

A severe heatwave is being witnessed in Karachi and different parts of the province.

According to Edhi center, the two who succumbed to the severe heat today belonged to Karachi and Punjab’s Jhang.

Three unclaimed bodies were buried in the local graveyard; whereas the remaining six bodies belong to Multan, Faisalabad, Vehari, Bahawalpur and Samandari, Edhi Center in-charge Mairaj Muhammad said.