Two dead, several injured as building collapses in Karachi

Two dead, several injured as building collapses in Karachi

Karachi (Staff Report): At least two people were killed as a building collapsed in Karachi’s Jaffar Tayyara Society on Monday.


As per details, three families — a total of 20 people — were residing in the 30-year-old building.

Two bodies, of a man and a woman, were retrieved from the rubble while five others were pulled out in injured condition as authorities rushed to rescue the inhabitants trapped under the debris.

A child was among the injured rescued from the rubble. According to rescue sources, his father was among those killed in the incident.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah took notice of the incident and directed Karachi commissioner to supervise the rescue operation.