Landslide in Pakistan kills 13

People surveying the debris of a landslide in Karachi, Pakistan, yesterday. At least 13 people were buried alive when their shacks were hit by the landslide, police and rescue workers said, with one victim believed to be as young as six months. Senio
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People surveying the debris of a landslide in Karachi, Pakistan, yesterday. At least 13 people were buried alive when their shacks were hit by the landslide, police and rescue workers said, with one victim believed to be as young as six months. Senior police officer Javed Jaskani said a joint inquiry would be conducted by the police and the city administration to determine the cause of the tragedy.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 14, 2015, with the headline 'Landslide in Pakistan kills 13'. Print Edition | Subscribe