Tuesday, September 27, 2022

At least eight killed in Muzaffargarh building collapse

At least eight killed in Muzaffargarh building collapse
MUZAFFARGARH (92 News) – At least eight people killed and seven injured after a three-storey residential building has collapsed situated in Muzaffargarh’s Qunwan Chowk area. According to the details, several people are feared to be trapped under the debris while a rescue operation is underway to pull out the remaining affectees including women and children. The dead bodies and injured persons including a child in critical condition were shifted to DHQ Hospital. Locals feared rise in casualties as at least three families were residing in the building. Rescue sources said the building was in dilapidated condition which collapsed after the construction of a market adjacent to it. Several teams have rushed to the site and commenced a rescue operation. Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar expressed grief over loss of lives in the tragic incident and directed officials to provide best medical facilities to the injured.