KARACHI (92 News) – An FIR has been lodged in the Lyari building collapse that claimed 22 lives on June 7.
According to the reports, the case has been registered at the Kalri police station against the building’s owner. The building collapsed on June 7 night in Lyari’s Khadda Market.
Some residents had already left the building before it collapse but a number of them were still living there. Twenty-two bodies were retrieved from beneath the rubble in a three-day rescue operation.
The FIR has been registered under sections of negligence, damage, lack of concern and endangering human lives.
Earlier, 22 bodies have been recovered from the building collapsed in Karachi’s Layari. Pak Army jawans and Engineering Corps personnel are carrying out the rescue operation.
Two policemen were also injured during the rescue operation.
On the other hand, the people residing around the collapsed building have migrated to safe places.
Locals said that there are several buildings in a dilapidated condition. “But people are forced to live in such buildings because they have no alternate,” they added.
Meanwhile, the Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) has declared 46 buildings as dangerous in the city.