During the start of her career, Irza had a near-death experience as she went to report a rally of Pakistan Tahreek e Insaf. She climbed a crane to get a better view and fell off a height of 15-20 feet while on-air. The video went quite viral back then.
Irza finally talked about the incident after years. She said that Allah saved her that day from a major injury. At the time of the fall, she lost consciousness, and as soon as she could understand what was happening she thought she lost her ability to walk. But everything turned out to be okay and she was safe.
Irza also talked about how insensitive media can be and how they start running news without even any verification. Listen to Irza’s story: