Building in Sukkur, Pakistan collapses; six dead
Six people are dead, and many more injured after a multi-storey residential building collapsed in Sukkur, Pakistan Wednesday night.
There are more people feared dead as people are trapped under the rubble, and rescue crews are still working to look for people.
A school building also collapsed shortly after but there are no injuried reported from that.
No heavy machinery is available for rescue work, witnesses said. Meanwhile, emergency was declared in all hospitals in Sukkur and thirteen injured building-dwellers have been recovered from the rubble and shifted to Sukkur Civil Hospital.
Rescue workers have rescued thirteen injured people from the debris of the building and a transformer, major power provider in the area, has fallen down cutting off the electricity in the area.
Half portion of a school building, resorted to misshapen building, also came down few minutes after the incident.
Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, taking the strict notice of the incident, has called for probe in the Sukkur disaster. Also, taking the notice of the tragedy, Advisor on Interior Rehman Malik, has issued directives to rangers and police officials to lend helping hand in rescue activities.