DURBAN: A South African motorcyclist declared dead at the scene of an accident was found alive in a morgue fridge the next day when his family went to identify his body, but he died later in hospital. The victim, who was not identified, was injured in a smash on Monday evening on a road in the southeastern province of KwaZulu-Natal, and was transferred to the morgue in Durban. The next morning, however, mortuary staff detected a pulse and breathing and rushed him to hospital, where doctors and nurses managed to…
LAHORE: A policeman was killed in a road accident at Lahore's Gajumata area, ARY News reported on Saturday. The police officer, identified as Mohammad Rafi, was killed when a speeding tractor trolley collided with the motorcycle he was traveling on. He was killed on the spot. His body was shifted to a morgue. Police stated that the driver of the tractor trolley managed to escape from the scene.
BANGKOK: Several convicted drunken drivers were brought to a Bangkok morgue to see a corpse and reflect on the gory consequences of their actions as part of a program aimed at combating the carnage on Thailand's roads.
ANKARA: Seventeen Syrian refugees including five children drowned Sunday when their boat sank in Turkish waters on its way to Greece, local media reported.
KARACHI: The worst heat wave to hit Karachi for nearly 35 years has killed more than 1,000 people, a charity said on Thursday, as morgues ran out of space and public hospitals struggled to cope.
By Azhar Khan and Raza Haidery KARACHI: It was so unusual for the Karachiites to brave the scorching sun with mercury touching 45 centigrade –the highest temperature during last ten years in the city – and deaths of over 700 compatriots due to heatwave raises several questions on the government for its apparent failure to tackle the problem.