2 killed in Karachi building collapse

PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Rescue workers and residents searching for victims in the rubble of a collapsed five-storey residential building in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi on Sunday.

At least two people were killed and 10 others injured after the building in Liaquat Colony in Karachi collapsed on Sunday night, according to local media reports.

Rescue teams had faced problems because of narrow streets and the darkness of the night, said these reports. 

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 09, 2020, with the headline '2 killed in Karachi building collapse'. Print Edition | Subscribe