Two killed as car plunges into Arabian sea in Karachi


By Muhammad Luqman
Two persons were killed on Sunday after their car sped out of control and plunged into the Arabian sea in Pakistan’s port city Karachi, English newspaper, Dawn reported.
According to police, Danial Aziz, 20, was learning how to drive in an open ground in Defence Housing Authority, Phase VIII, when he lost control of the vehicle.
55-year-old Muhammad Iftikhar was also present in the vehicle when the car plunged headfirst into the sea, trapping both the men inside, police added.
Police and rescue officials rushed to the site to try and rescue the victims. However, they were unable to do so as they were trapped inside the vehicle.
“Both the victims died on the way to the hospital,” police said.
Seemi Jamali, the Executive Director of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical College confirmed that both the victims were received dead at the hospital.
The bodies of the deceased were handed over to their respective families after completing the necessary legal formalities.
Earlier, local media had reported that the victims were father and son. However, it proved that both the car inmates were not related to each other.


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