KARACHI: At least four people were electrocuted during Muharram-ul-Haram processions in the Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of the metropolis as an Alam collided with electricity wires on Saturday.

The incident took place in Bhittaiabad neighbourhood of the metropolis when an Alam was being prepared for 7th Muharram procession.

However, the electrocution of four men came when the Alam collided the electricity cables who were all immediately taken to a hospital in an injured state but their life could not be saved.

On the other hand, the electric power supply company K-Electric has expressed grief over the loss of innocent lives.