Pakistan building collapse kills seven

July 6th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS  


Karachi, July 6 (IANS) Seven people, including a two-year-old boy, were killed and several wounded when a two-storey building collapsed Sunday in Pakistan’s Karachi city, media reports said. The authorities have called for heavy machinery for excavation after the residential building in Buldia locality caved in completely, The News reported.

The death toll is feared to increase as an unknown number of residents is still under the debris.

The News quoted hospital sources as saying the dead included a two-year-old boy Haris.

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