No less than 15 employees of a chemical manufacturing unit misplaced their lives after a hearth broke out at a manufacturing unit in Karachi’s Mehran City on Friday, police and rescue officers advised Daybreak.
Speaking to Dawn, Korangi SSP Shah Jehan stated that up to now 15 our bodies had been recovered from the manufacturing unit.
He stated that the police had been knowledgeable that there have been 25 individuals nonetheless caught within the constructing, and feared that they could not have survived.
In line with a spokesman for the Pakistan Rangers (Sindh), the realm had been cordoned off and Rangers officers have been busy in aid efforts with rescue groups.
The spokesperson stated that the hearth had began at a chemical manufacturing unit in Mehran City, including that the hearth was now beneath management and rescue efforts have been underway.
Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) Extra Police Surgeon Dr Summaiya Syed stated that 13 our bodies had been shifted to the hospital up to now.
In line with police officers, an Edhi volunteer, Saddam, 30, additionally sustained accidents whereas attempting to extinguish the hearth. The injured have been additionally rushed to JPMC.
In the meantime, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah took discover of the incident and ordered the Karachi commissioner and the labour division to make a report. “How did the incident happen and what security precautions have been being taken,” he questioned.
He additionally directed officers to supply the absolute best medical support to the injured and assist to the households of the deceased.