Around 125 patients have been transported to Ziauddin Hospital, where 10 of them were still in critical condition.
Fakhar Zaman led the way with 76 while fellow opener Abid Ali scored 74 and Haris Sohail 56. It was Amir who gave Pakistan an early breakthrough when he had Avishka Fernando caught behind for four by Sarfaraz Ahmed,
Torrential rains, which was recorded as high as 192 mm per hour, caused urban flooding by inundating low-lying areas and main thoroughfares in the city, trapping people inside their houses and disrupting road and railway traffic, local Samaa TV reported.
The death toll was expected to rise as roads and streets were still flooded in some parts of the city, making it impossible for rescuers to reach the victims, Anwar Kazmi from the Edhi rescue agency said.
Soldiers have been deployed to help in the search efforts after a five-storey building and two adjoining houses collapsed in the port city of Karachi on Thursday.
"No modern city can function without modern transport," he said, citing the example of hugely populated Chinese cities with effective public transport facilities. Terming Karachi "Pakistan's engine of growth," he said the metropolis' prosperity had a positive effect on the entire country.
Accordingly, the Qatar Airways flight QR579 was diverted to Karachi after it declared an emergency due to the indication of smoke detected in the cargo hold.
An explosion ripped through a van inside a university campus in southern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing three Chinese nationals and their Pakistani driver, officials said.
Police say thieves on a motorcycle shot and killed a TV producer when he tried to ram them with his car to prevent a street robbery in Pakistan’s largest city Karachi
The FIA action followed Hareem Shah's claim of smuggling thousands of British pounds abroad, while travelling from Jinnah International Airport Karachi to London without being checked anywhere at the Karachi airport. Her social media claim soon became viral.