KARACHI, Jan 16: The body of a newborn was found in a drain in the limits of the Kalri police station on Friday.
A relief association volunteer told Dawn that the child was given ablution and buried in the Mewashah graveyard after conducting legal formalities.
Since no post-mortem examination was conducted, it was left undetermined how and when the baby boy had died.
A 60-year-old pedestrian was killed in a road accident in New Karachi.
Police said that an unidentified victim was crossing the main road near UP Mor when a motorcyclist hit him and sped away. The elderly man was rushed to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
A schoolgirl died and six other students sustained serious injuries in a collision between a car and a school van in Khyaban-i-Ghazi in Defence on Friday morning.
Edhi ambulance sources said that the six-year-old girl, Sumera, died in the mishap and Tahira, Mahnoor, Rehan, Bilal, Shahrukh and Rooba received serious injuries.
The body and injured were shifted to DHA Hospital.