One dead, several trapped as roof collapses in Karachi’s Defence

KARACHI: One labourer was killed while some are feared trapped under the debris after the roof of an under-construction building collapsed in Karachi’s Defence on Saturday.

Rescue sources relayed that the roof of an under-construction building located in Defence’s Khayaban-e-Nishat caved in, burying several labourers under the debris.

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On getting information, the Rangers and police personnel as well as rescue teams arrived at the scene and launched an operation to rescue the people trapped under the debris.

A rescue official said three labourers have been pulled from under the debris. One of them succumbed to his injuries en route to hospital, he added.

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The official said the rescue operation is underway as more labourers are feared trapped under the rubble.


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