1. Pakistan heat wave death toll crosses 400

Pakistan heat wave death toll crosses 400

The death toll from a devastating heat wave in Pakistan has crossed 400 with at least 250 more deaths in Karachi

By: | Updated: June 23, 2015 11:39 AM

The death toll from a devastating heat wave in Pakistan has crossed 400 with at least 250 more deaths in Karachi.

According to Dawn News, Karachi Medical Corporation (KMC) spokesperson Salma Kausar said that at least 70 people lost their lives at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) and KMC hospitals in the past three days.

Earlier reports said that 30 people had died in ASH on Saturday and Sunday.

The provincial government of sindh has imposed a state of emergency at all hospital and cancelled leave for doctors.

The government also increased stocks of medical supplies at hospitals.

Saturday was recorded as the hottest day in Karachi and other parts of Sindh.

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