Fishing boat rescues Faisal Edhi from capsized boat into Karachi’s Malir river

Social Activist Faisal Edhi, the son lately Abdul Sattar Edhi was rescued by a fisherman after a ship carrying him and five others capsized into trouble during a operation .

According to reports, Edhi was getting to rescue eight missing persons on the request of their families when the boat overturned. Edhi and Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) MPA Raja Azhar were on an equivalent boat.

All officials were rescued by a close-by fishing smack and Edhi and other vIctims were taken to the Ibrahim Haideri jetty.

Recounting the experiences, Edhi said: “We were a complete of six people and were wearing life jackets that helped us swim towards our boat. We held onto its rope and once we saw a fishing smack travel by , we called the fishermen for help.”

“They rescued us,” shared the philanthropist.

Karachi experienced record torrential rains this year, wreaking havoc on the city’s infrastructure and system . consistent with the Met Office, Tuesday’s rainfall broke a 90-year record with 345mm of rain recorded at Karachi’s PAF Faisal Base.

Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah has declared an emergency across the province while roof-collapse, electrocution and drowning incidents make headlines.

In Karachi, Malir, Korangi, Landhi, Shah Faisal Colony, Gulshan-e-Hadeed, Saadi Town, Liaquatabad, Federal B Area, North Karachi, Surjani Town and North Nazimabad are a number of the areas that are underwater after receiving heavy rainfall since Monday night.

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