KARACHI: A man and his minor daughter were killed and his brother was injured when a fast-moving water tanker hit their motorcycle near A.O. Clinic in Nazimabad on Sunday evening, said police.

The incident enraged onlookers who set fire to the water tanker. The truck driver managed to escape from the site.

Nazimabad SHO Faisal Rafiq said the victims suffered critical injuries and taken to the nearby Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where doctors pronounced the man and his daughter dead on arrival.

Later, the girl was identified as Sidra. The names of her father and his brother could not be ascertained immediately.

The water tanker was destroyed in the fire before arrival of firefighters, said a fire brigade official. After the incident a severe traffic jam was witnessed in the the area and approach roads.

Published in Dawn, March 8th, 2021

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