Five labourers were killed on Saturday (March 9) morning as the trolley lift they were in fell at an under-construction building in Karachi’s Boat Basin. According to police the labourers were standing in the lift and installing glass sheets when it fell all of a sudden.
Five labourers died on the spot. Three bodies were taken to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre and two to Civil Hospital, rescue officials said. Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has taken notice of the incident.
South SSP Pir Muhammad Shah said that the police are investigating the matter adding that police have collected evidence and are taking statements from witnesses.
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23 March, 2019