Eight die in building collapse in Muzaffargarh

Eight die in building collapse in Muzaffargarh
Muzaffargarh: At least eight people were killed after a two-level building collapsed in Muzaffargarh, a city in the province of Punjab on Tuesday.

As the incident happened near Kanwan Chowk, residents of area were the first to rescue the people trapped under the debris.

Police and rescue teams also responded to the incident immediately and rescued five injured people. The injured have been shifted to the hospital where an emergency has been declared.

The rescue officials also retrieved eight bodies including four children and a woman. The officials are facing hurdles in rescue operations due to non-availability of heavy machinery to remove the debris.