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Karachi: Cantonment authorities demolish debilitated five-storey building

Latest Update: December 19, 2015 | 360 Views
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KARACHI: Faisal Cantonment Board on Saturday has demolished a debilitated five-storey building in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area after cracks were reported.

The tall building situated in Central Government Cooperative Society was reported to be in frail condition. The cantonment authorities used heavy machinery to demolish the structure to avoid any unfortunate incident.

The building was evacuated on December 18 keeping the likelihood of any such incident. The building, constructed on 120 yards comprises of shops and apartments.

The administration has also evacuated six buildings from the surrounding.