3 more bodies recovered from fallen Gulbahar building, death toll rises to 27
Statesman Report
KARACHI: Five more bodies were recovered on Sunday from the debris of a building that fell in Karachi’s Gulbahar area earlier last week, bringing the death toll to 27.
On Thursday, the residential building had fallen on two adjacent structures, bringing them to the ground as well, killing 14 people and injuring at least 17 others. Since then, bodies of multiple victims have been retrieved from the debris while a boy was pulled out alive from the rubble on Saturday.
However, seven to eight people still remained trapped underneath the collapsed building, according to the spokesperson of Edhi Foundation Saad Edhi. “The rescue operation is ongoing and we have reached the ground floor.