24 January 2021,   15:43
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Building collapses in Pakistani port city, killing 11 people

A multistory building that was being expanded in Pakistan"s southern port city of Karachi collapsed Thursday, killing at least 11 people, including women and children.

Several people were still trapped under the building’s rubble. The building also fell on two nearby homes, causing casualties.

Salma Kauser, a health official, said hospitals received 11 bodies and 33 injured victims after the building collapsed. Police said the owner of the building was having a fifth floor added at the time of the collapse.

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