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2 dead, several injured as a five-storey building collapses in Karachi’s Golimar locality

Two bodies have been recovered while six wounded taken out from under the rubble were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.

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A five-storey building has collapsed in Karachi’s Golimar area on Thursday.

According to rescue sources, two bodies have been recovered while six wounded taken out from under the rubble were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. A few others are reportedly trapped beneath the rubble.

Of the five people injured, two people are reportedly in critical condition.

Rescue teams are currently working to rescue trapped people.

This residential building was constructed two years ago according to the residents of the area, and ten families were living there.

Located in Golimar Number 2, it was constructed on 80 square yards of land and was named 400 Quarter building.

Taking notice of the incident, Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah directed deputy Commissioner Karachi to reach the site,

According to CM Sindh’s spokesman, CM Sindh has also sought a report related to the building’s construction and today’s rescue operation.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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