KARACHI: A Five Storey building collapsed five dead and dozens trapped beneath the rubble in Golimar area in Karachi on Thursday.
According to the sources, at least three dead bodies have been pulled out of the rubble whereas dozens injured shifted to the hospital in critical condition.
UPDATE: It was 6-Story Building which was collapsed at Golimar area 1
Names of the deceased victims
- Ghulam Mustafa S/o Ata Muhammad age 56y (dead)
- Female Unknown age 35y (dead)
- Kurram S/o Sardar Muhammad age 42y (inj)
- Daniyal S/o Tariq age 18y (inj)
- Hameeda Khatoon W/o Allah Noor age 70y (injured
The Five Storey building was located in Golimar Number 2 area and it was known as 400 Quarters building. The building was constructed on 80 square yards of land just two years ago.
The rescue teams, Rangers and Police reached the scene and started evacuating people along with neighbours.
Four families were residing in the building according to the eyewitnesses, cries can be heard of the stuck people beneath the rubble.
In January 2020, Building in Sukkur collapsed took a total of nine lives and also caused injuries to another 18 people according to reports.
In December 2019, A six-story building collapsed in Ranchore Line, Karachi on Monday. No casualties have been reported.