KARACHI: In a heart-wrenching incident, a couple, sleeping near Machi Miani Market in Karachi’s Kharadar, died when a roof of the two-storey building collapsed on Wednesday.
According to details, the building fell down due to the dilapidated condition. The locals and police rushed to the scene after the incident and recovered two daughters of the couple from under the debris safely.
However, the rescuers failed to save the lives of the young girls’ parents.
The couple was identified as Akram and Nazia, however; police have shifted the injured girls to the hospital for medical assistance and bodies of the couple to the morgue.
Police said that the authorities asked the building’s owner a couple of times to evacuate the building due to its dangerous condition but they didn’t follow the instructions.