Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Building collapse traps people under debris in Liaquatabad

A four-storey under-construction building came down here in Liaquatabad No. 6 on Tuesday in which several casualties are feared, Geo News reported.

About 16 people are feared trapped under the debris of the building.

Heavy machinery, which reached the incident site a little late, has started removing the debris.
Earlier, people present there carried out rescue and relief activities on their own in the absence of concerned authorities. Police and ambulances are also standing by at the site of the incident.

The cause of the building collapse is not yet known.

The building was a residential apartment with shops at its ground floor.

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