The residents told the rescue workers that it was an apparent gas leakage and the explosion occurred after igniting a fire inside the house.
As soon as the pigs made an unanticipated entry into the station building, the police staff present inside escaped the building
SBCA has decided to demolish the ramshackle part of the residential building in the wake of the explosion claiming five lives while injuring over a dozen
The building collapse incidents occurred in Korangi, Golimar, Liaquatabad and Kalri areas of the city.
The CCTV footage of the living room showed that a young boy clung to his father and being pacified in his arms moments later the explosion violently shook the building.
Rescue teams have reached the site.
Another building in the Timber Market area of Karachi was reportedly crumbling due to its structural flaws and use of substandard materials in its making on Saturday.
The residents living in the 19 flats of the dilapidated six story building were evacuated to avoid human loss, said SBCA DG.
The Bank of Lisbon building caught fire in September 2018, claiming the lives of three Johannesburg firefighters.