(Infosette News) On Monday, a section of a “abandoned” restaurant collapsed and fell into the sea at Karamous spot Do Daryaachi’s famous Do Darya after torrential rains pounded the area.
The official statement came after social media videos showed the deck near the sea collapsing, with people attempting to rescue those who had fallen.
Scary! Do darya is one of the most popular places in #Karachi for dining. Portion of a restaurant collapsed due to heavy rains. All restaurants at Do Darya should immediately take precautionary steps. pic.twitter.com/0FvszD1Bph
— Syeda Tuba Anwar (@syedatubaanwar) August 1, 2022
According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) South Asad Raza, the eatery had been “abandoned” for the previous 12 years.
Cops arrived on the scene shortly after learning about the incident via the 15 helplines.
Several restaurants are situated on the food strip by the sea at the Do Darya strip in Defense Housing Authority (DHA) Phase VIII.
The tragedy takes place when the city’s flimsy infrastructure and sewer system were damaged by torrential monsoon rains.