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Police say landslide crashes through makeshift homes in southern Pakistan, killing 13 people

  • A woman mourns the death of her daughter, a victim of landslide, in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. Police say a landslide has hit three makeshift homes in a slum, killing more than a dozen people. Senior police officer Javed Jaskani says the incident took place early Tuesday when a mass of mud and rocks crashed down a hill into camps in Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province. He says women and children were among the dead and injured. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

    A woman mourns the death of her daughter, a victim of landslide, in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. Police say a landslide has hit three makeshift homes in a slum, killing more than a dozen people. Senior police officer Javed Jaskani says the incident took place early Tuesday when a mass of mud and rocks crashed down a hill into camps in Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province. He says women and children were among the dead and injured. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)  (The Associated Press)

  • Pakistani rescue workers remove a dead body from the site of landslide in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. Police say a landslide has hit three makeshift homes in a slum, killing more than a dozen people. Senior police officer Javed Jaskani says the incident took place early Tuesday when a mass of mud and rocks crashed down a hill into camps in Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province. He says women and children were among the dead and injured. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

    Pakistani rescue workers remove a dead body from the site of landslide in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. Police say a landslide has hit three makeshift homes in a slum, killing more than a dozen people. Senior police officer Javed Jaskani says the incident took place early Tuesday when a mass of mud and rocks crashed down a hill into camps in Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province. He says women and children were among the dead and injured. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)  (The Associated Press)

  • Pakistani rescue workers search for bodies at the site of a landslide in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. Police say a landslide has hit three makeshift homes in a slum, killing more than a dozen people. Senior police officer Javed Jaskani says the incident took place early Tuesday when a mass of mud and rocks crashed down a hill into camps in Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province. He says women and children were among the dead and injured. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

    Pakistani rescue workers search for bodies at the site of a landslide in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. Police say a landslide has hit three makeshift homes in a slum, killing more than a dozen people. Senior police officer Javed Jaskani says the incident took place early Tuesday when a mass of mud and rocks crashed down a hill into camps in Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province. He says women and children were among the dead and injured. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)  (The Associated Press)

Police say a landslide has hit three makeshift homes in a slum in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, killing 13 people.

Senior police officer Javed Jaskani says the incident took place early Tuesday when a mass of mud and rocks crashed down a hill into camps in Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province. He says women and children were among the dead and injured.

State-run television says Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed grief over the incident and instructed authorities to aid the families of the victims.

Karachi is Pakistan's largest city and many poor laborers working there live in slums and makeshift homes near hills.