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News at 8am highlights: Karachi rain update, petrol prices relief

Key helpline numbers and sports updates
8AM Headlines | 13 July 2022 | Aaj News

Major news we will be following on Wednesday July 13 across Pakistan and an update on what happened late Tuesday night.

  • A new rain system will enter Karachi from tomorrow, the Meteorological Department has warned. There will be heavy rains till July 18.
  • Police have raided a PTI candidate’s office in Lahore and arrested a man for resisting. According to police, Malik Nawaz Awan was accompanied by armed guards and Section 144 is enforced in the city so display of weapons is prohibited.
  • Maryam Nawaz announced at her jalsa on Tuesday that as promised Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has decided to reduce the prices of petroleum products. He has directed the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Petroleum to take action.
  • On the second day of the three-day warm-up match, Sri Lanka scored 278 runs for the loss of five wickets. Pakistan had scored 323 runs in the first innings. The third day’s play will be played today.
  • Aisam-ul-Haq has announced the S Tennis Talent Hunt Program will kick off in August. In a video message he said that 16 players from all over Pakistan will be selected.
Helplines across Karachi
Army Flood Control Centre in Karachi 1135 021-34491082
021-99207795 021-99247267
Sindh Rangers: Helpline & WhatsApp 1101 0347-9001111
PDMA Sindh Emergency Operations Centre: 1736 021-99332003 99332005
35381810 0335-5557362
Edhi Information 115 02132340077
Police Helpline: 15 02199212652 02199212634
K-Electric complaint 118
Commissioner Control Room Help Line 021 99203443 021 99205634
DC South Control Rome Help Line 02199202822 0346 3202130

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