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Destroyed in seconds: Three-storey building collapses in Karachi’s Malir

So far, three bodies have been pulled out of the rubble

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Government school in Quetta likely to collapse soon

Given the condition of the building, it can collapse any moment

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Bodies of family found five days after Genoa bridge collapse, death toll hits 43

Rescue workers found the bodies of three members of a family in the wreckage of Genoa’s collapsed motorway bridge early on Sunday – the last people reported missing in the disaster, bringing the death toll to 43. The bodies were recovered from a car crushed under slabs of concrete, the Genoa prefecture said, five days…

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35 feared dead in Italian motorway bridge collapse

Firefighters searched on Tuesday for survivors and bodies amid the rubble of a motorway bridge that collapsed in the morning in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, killing dozens. At least 35 probably died, Italy’s ANSA news agency said citing fire brigade sources, while the official body count remained at about 20. A 50-metre…

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Hotel collapses after 6.4-magnitude quake

Taipei: A hotel on the east coast of Taiwan has collapsed after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake, the national fire agency said, with reports that several other buildings have been toppled with some people trapped. Images on local television showed the Marshal Hotel in Hualien slanted on its side, partially crumpled into the ground. Media reports said there…

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Five killed as building collapses in Karachi

Five people died when an apartment building collapsed in Karachi early Tuesday as most of its residents were sleeping, officials said. Rescuers struggled to pull survivors from the rubble of the three-storey building in the southern city of Karachi. “Five bodies were recovered from the rubble,” the city’s deputy  commissioner, Fareed Uddin, told AFP. Another…

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Five die in Gujranwala roof crash

GUJRANWALA: As many as five of a family including the father were killed when their roof crashed onto them in Gujranwala on Monday. The collapse incident took place in Gujranwala area of Gondlanwala where the roof caved in on the residents of the house, killing five of them. The deceased include a man and his…

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Two labourers killed in Faisalabad school wall collapse

FAISALABAD: Two labourers were killed and four others sustained serious injuries when the wall of a classroom at Govt Girls High School Chak No 273-JB in the area of Thikriwala police station collapsed on Saturday. The labourers were reportedly demolishing the classroom for its reconstruction when its wall collapsed. As a result two labourers identified…

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Cricket: England stutter after Bangladesh collapse

Tamim Iqbal scored his eighth Test century before Moeen Ali took 5-57 to spark a spectacular collapse as England dismissed Bangladesh for 220 runs on the first day of the second Test Friday. In a topsy-turvy day’s play in Dhaka, opener Tamim made a quickfire 104 off 147 balls while Mominul Haque scored 66 as…

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Two seminary students die in Karachi mosque collapse

KARACHI: Two students were killed and many were left buried after the roof of a mosque collapsed on them here on Tuesday. The incident took place in Saudabad area of Malir district during afternoon prayers. Rescue teams and police reached the scene and launched efforts to pull the trapped children out of rubble. According to…

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Exclusive video after mosque roof collapse in Karachi

Watch Samaa’s exclusive video after the tragedy of roof collapse at a mosque in Karachi.

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Four miners killed in Orakzai mine explosion

PESHAWAR: At least four miners were killed while 10 others received injuries as a coal mine collapsed due to gas explosion in Kurez area of Lower Orakzai Agency on Saturday night, Political Authorities told APP. The rescue team safely rescued 27 miners whereas operation was underway for the safe recovery of 6 to 7 persons…

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Laborer killed in Orakzai mine collapse: ISPR

HANGU: A laborer was killed while 27 others were taken out alive from a coalmine that collapsed here on Saturday, according to ISPR. The mine is located in Lower Orakzai area. According to ISPR, at least six to seven laborers are still trapped inside the mine and heavy machinery is being employed to rescue them…

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Pakistan’s batting line collapse

  Watch how the Green Shirt batsmen collapsed against Kiwis who clinched the three-match T20 series 2-1 at Wellington on Friday.

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Buried Alive, Left To Die… Hue & Cry

Bereaved families of the victims are protesting over slow pace of rescue work as hopes of finding more survivors in the rubble of a collapsed factory in Lahore are fading. Soldiers and rescuers in Lahore have pulled 108 people out of the rubble of the four-storey factory in Lahore alive, with at least 23 people…

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Hopes fade for survivors of Lahore factory collapse

LAHORE: Hopes of finding more survivors in the rubble of a collapsed Pakistani factory were fading as darkness fell Thursday, with rescuers warning the death toll would likely rise as they dig further down through the debris. Soldiers and rescuers in Lahore have pulled 108 people out of the rubble of the four-storey factory in…

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CCTV video of Lahore factory collapse

Watch this CCTV footage showing collapse of a factory in Lahore, trapping nearly 100 and killing over 23 persons on Wednesday.

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Rescuers scrabble through Lahore factory rubble as toll reaches 23

LAHORE: Rescuers searching for people still trapped in the rubble of a collapsed factory in Lahore worked through the night into Thursday in a bid to find people trapped. The death toll from the tragedy has reached 23 while 40 more people are still trapped under the debris of the factory, rescue sources said. As…

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