Showbiz Stars Angry over Rain Aftermath in Karachi, Prayed for Safety

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

28th Aug, 2020. 01:41 pm

Pakistani showbiz stars joined countless of those who expressed deep concern over the aftermath of torrential rains in Karachi.

Pakistani showbiz star Sajal Ali has said that she was praying for the safety of everyone in this rainy season after at least 23 people were killed in Karachi in different incidents as record-breaking rains battered the city crippling life on Thursday.

Sharing some emergency helpline numbers for Karachi, the Alif actress said, “Our heart goes out to everyone suffering because of the rains.”

Praying for the safety of the people, Sajal went on to say “May Allah turn it into a blessing.”

The heartbroken actress also urged people to stay home and stay safe.

Actor Yasir Hussain in an Instagram story, wrote “Karachi ko sub ney mil kar barbad kia hai. Haseen shehar hai yeh, kachra daan banadia ( Everyone has ruined Karachi together.  It was a beautiful city that has been made into a garbage dump ).”

Social activist Shaniera Akram tweeted a clip of the streets flooded with water. Alongside the clip she wrote, “Electrocution, drowning, irreversible damage to property, poisoning, cross-contamination, hepatitis, dysentery, typhoid, risk of the polio outbreak, not to mention the diseases associated with mosquito infestation like dengue and malaria! How is Karachi not in a state of emergency?”

Television personality Fakhar e Alam talked about how the city, despite being the largest has been ignored repeatedly by the powers that be.

He also tweeted a video showing how rain water entered in house.

Actress Ayeza Khan took top social-networking website Twitter and shared dua for rain. She further prayed for the mercy of Almighty Allah.

Versatile actor Faisal Qureshi also requested the people to take special care and don’t take the rain as fun. “Karachi is not capable to deal with it,” he added.

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