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16 labourers burnt to death in fire at chemical factory in Karachi

16 labourers burnt to death in fire at chemical factory in Karachi
August 27, 2021 Web Desk

KARACHI (92 News) – As many as 16 labourers were burnt to death in fire at a chemical factory in Korangi Mehran Town, Karachi on Friday.

The rescue teams have shifted the bodies to hospitals. Rescuers faced difficulties in the operation. Rangers officials are busy in rescue activities. Four brothers are among the victims. 

The Korangi SSP said that there were 25 people in the factory.

The rescue officials said that there was only one passage to the affected factory. "The doors leading to the roof had been locked. The labourers continued to call for help after the factory caught fire," they maintained.

The police said that a majority of people died of suffocation.