Karachi: Nine women killed during ration distribution in Stampede

Nine women lost their lives during a ration distribution drive in the Karachi Stampede on Friday. The overall death toll has reached 12 in all these ration distribution attempts.

Karachi: Nine women killed during ration distribution in Stampede
Karachi: Nine women killed during ration distribution in Stampede

Pakistan: Nine women lost their lives during a ration distribution drive in the Karachi Stampede on Friday. The overall death toll has reached 12 in all these ration distribution attempts.

According to the reports, the instance of the dead people has recently been held during their attempt to obtain free food inside a factory near the Naurus crossroads in Karachi’s SITE neighbourhood.

The incidents have also reported the killing of three children and the rescue official and police authorities of Pakistan while outlining the data added that six people have been killed during the stampede. According to the reports, in order to get the free ration, the public is gathering massively at the location where the ration is being distributed.

The rescue officials outlined that the fire incident which is caused by a petrol leak was also held at the factory. While investigating, the officials mentioned that they discovered water in the narrow streets indicating that factory workers attempted to put out the fire.

Along with that, the factory employees have not informed them about the ration distribution otherwise they would have made proper arrangements. The teams collected the bodies and took the injured people to the nearby hospital. Doctors remarked critical conditions of several people.

Besides this, the Norris Chowrangi, Sindh Industrial and Trading Estate (SITE) area have also reported the same incident in which 12 people have lost their lives including three children.

According to reports, women also died after they fell into the drain due to the stampede and many people were reported to be injured. People also fainted while standing in long queues. According to sources, 12 people died in the accident while five others were injured of which three were in serious condition.

Further, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah also announced financial assistance of Rs 500,000 for each family of the victim.