KARACHI: The Sindh government on Monday removed chairman Karachi Water and Sewerage Board Syed Owais Muzaffar from his office. Sindh Minister for Information and Local Government Sharjeel Inam Memon has been given additional charge of chairman of Water Board. Sources claimed that Owais Muzaffar has been removed from his position as Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leadership is planning to award him any important position.
KARACHI: Five persons of same family on Monday died due to suffocation in their home at Saeedabad area of the city. According to police sources, five family members including husband, wife and three children died apparently due to excessive smoke inhalation. The room in which the ill-fated family was sleeping got filled by smoke emitted by a power generator which kept on running throughout the night. Dead bodies were shifted to the Civil Hospital.