Karachi: Eight more people died of heat stroke at different hospitals of Karachi on Saturday, bringing the death toll to 1259 in last twelve days.
According to Samaa’s correspondent, as many as 150 people died on the first Ramazan (June 19), the toll crossed 300 on the next day. At least 350 people died on 21 and 22nd June.
The people died at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Jinnah Hospital, Civil Hospital, Qatar Hospital and at Sindh government Hospital New Karachi.
The power outages left many without fans, water or light at the beginning of Ramadan, when many Muslims do not eat or drink during daylight hours.