Five people died, as part of under-construction building collapse
KARACHI: At least five people lost their lives, while another one were injured when part of construction material of an incomplete building fell in Karachi’s Boat Basin area.
According to reports, structure fell while construction work was being conducted on building. Five men that lost their lives were buried under part of building that collapsed.
Injured man has been shifted to hospital while police present at site and confirmed that part of the building’s under-construction elevator area collapsed.
“The incident is being investigated, we want to know how the collapse occurred,” Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Ali Shalwani told.
SSP Investigation South said that this is a case of accidental murder and a first investigation report will be registered in name of the state. “No one is here, everyone fled the scene,” he said while adding that no arrests have been made as yet.
Sindh Building Control Authority has been called to the site, while the area has been cordoned off to avoid possibility of any more such incidents. Building has been sealed by District Commissioner’s department.