14 labourers killed as massive fire erupts at chemical factory in Karachi


At least 14 labourers on Friday have lost their lives as a huge fire erupted at a chemical factory in Karachi’s Korangi. According to details, eight fire tenders are busy in extinguishing the blaze that broke out around 10:00am. 

Fire fighters declared the fire as “third degree” because of the toxic chemical, adding that so far, 14 bodies have been recovered from the building and many people are still trapped in the factory.

The teams are facing difficulties in the rescue operation due to narrow lanes and smoke.

It was learnt that 18 laborers were present inside the factory at the time of mishap.


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