Seven dead in Shorkot boiler explosion

SHORKOT: At least Seven labourers were killed and many others injured as a boiler exploded at a factory here on Tuesday, NewsOne reported.


According to the Rescue sources, boiler of a factory located in Shorkot area exploded with a loud bang that caused the roof of the factory to cave in on the laborers working underneath.

According to the rescued laborers, over 12 fellow workers were present at the premises at the time of accident.

Police and Rescue personnel soon arrived on the spot and recovered at least seven bodies and five injured from under the debris of roof. Bodies and the wounded were shifted to nearby Hospital.