Zardari directs for probe into Lyari building collapse


President Asif Ali Zardari has taken notice of the building collapse incident in Karachi and has condoled with the victims families.
At least nine people were killed when a five-storey building in the Lyari area of Moosa Lane collapsed. There are several people reportedly trapped under the rubble of the crumbled building.
Taking notice of the incident, President Zardari has directed the provincial government to probe the tragic incident. He expressed his deep grief and shock over the loss of invaluable human lives in the incident, and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved families. He also directed the concerned authorities to ensure the provision of immediate relief to the affected people and best medical care to the injured.
Sindh Governor Dr Ishrat-ul-Ibad Khan has also ordered an inquiry into the incident and directed Commissioner Karachi to provide immediate relief to the affected families.
The governor also directed the health department to provide immediate medical treatment to the injured.