Karachi teenager trapped in lift dies

Updated July 20, 2019

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Hasan, 13, worked as domestic help in one of the flats of the Palm Beach Apartments. — Reuters/File
Hasan, 13, worked as domestic help in one of the flats of the Palm Beach Apartments. — Reuters/File

KARACHI: A teenage boy died after being trapped in a lift of a multistorey building in Clifton on Friday afternoon.

According to the Boat Basin police, Hasan, 13, worked as domestic help in one of the flats of the Palm Beach Apartments.

They said that the boy entered the lift to go downstairs at around 2-3pm. However, the lift stopped between the third and second floor. The boy got trapped inside the lift and died.

The police said the body was retrieved after hectic efforts and later sent to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for medico-legal formalities.

Published in Dawn, July 20th, 2019