KARACHI: At least 15 labourers have lost their lives in a fire that broke out at a chemical factory in Karachi on Friday
The blaze broke out at a factory in Mehran Town, Korangi. The bodies of 15 labourers have been retrieved from inside the building so far and fire fighting personnel are engaged in rescue operations.
Many people are still trapped inside the factory.Rescue officials said they had asked for heavy machinery to break the factory walls.
It is being reported that they are facing difficulties in the rescue operation due to smoke. Till 1:35pm, the police said more than 20 people were feared to be inside the factory.