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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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November 5, 2015

 

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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November 5, 2015

 

CM Sharif orders inquiry into factory collapse

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has ordered an inquiry into the incident of factory building collapse at Sundar Industrial Estate. Talking to mediamen during his visit to site of the incident here Wednesday, he said that strict action would be taken against Sundar Industrial Estate administration if any negligence was found in the…

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November 5, 2015

 

President expresses grief over factory building tragedy

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain Wednesday expressed grief over the tragic incident of factory building collapse at Sundhar Industrial Area, Lahore. Extending his condolences to the bereaved families of labourers who lost their lives in the incident, the President directed the authorities concerned to provide prompt and necessary treatment to the injured. –APP

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November 4, 2015

 

Lahore factory collapse stirs up child labor debate

The presence of children in the collapsed plastic bag factory of Lahore stirred up a debate on unchecked child labor. At least 16 workers were killed and scores were injured when three-storey factory collapsed at Sundhar Industrial Estate in Lahore. An 11-year-old worker later told SAMAA that dozens of children were working in the ill-fate…

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November 4, 2015

 

Search for survivors as Lahore factory collapse death toll hits 18

LAHORE: At least 18 people have died and 51 injured after a multi-storey factory came down crashing on around 300 people working inside, Samaa reported. Rescue workers believe  around a hundred more are still trapped. “The building collapsed after the roof of its 2nd floor, where expansion work was underway, caved in. So far rescuers…

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November 4, 2015

 

Unclean chocolates factory busted

Parents want absolutely wholesome food for their children. But, the news regarding factory churning out unhealthful chocolate bars has given restless night to the parents of chocolate-lovers. Watch Noman Sheikh’s report about the factory producing low-quality chocolate amid unhygienic and wretched conditions. The report also lavishes accolades on Punjab Food Authority for its consecutive efforts…

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October 20, 2015

 

Apple under fire for factory conditions as iPhone launched

HONG KONG: A labour rights group marked the launch of Apple’s latest iPhone Friday with a report accusing one of the smartphone giant’s Chinese suppliers of exploiting factory workers. Hong Kong-based Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM) say Lens Technology, which makes touchscreen glass, used forced overtime, withheld wages and risked workers’ health after…

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September 25, 2015

 

Karachi's garment factory catches fire

KARACHI: A fire broke out in a garment factory, situated at SITE Area of Karachi, on Saturday morning. According to Samaa's correspondent, the fire suddenly engulfed the upper part of the factory which was extinguished after one hour. Goods of worth millions of rupees were burnt in the fire. The cause of fire has yet…

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July 4, 2015

 

Karachi blaze goes wild as firefighters run out of water

KARACHI: A blaze that engulfed a garments factory here on Wednesday evening continues to challenge the firefighters, Samaa reported. Earlier, an apparel making unit near Saba Cinema in New Karachi industrial area caught fire, which turned into a third-degree blaze as the fire brigade took their time reaching the site as usual. Later, the inferno…

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June 3, 2015

 

Anger as Philippine factory fire kills 72

MANILA: Seventy-two people died in a huge blaze at a footwear factory in the Philippine capital, authorities said Thursday, as angry relatives and workers described sweatshop conditions including dismal fire safety standards. Firefighters and police pulled dozens of corpses out of the ruins of the two-storey building on Thursday, a day after the blaze trapped…

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May 14, 2015

 

At least 28 dead in Philippines factory fire: official

At least 28 people were killed Wednesday when a fire tore through a flip-flop factory in the Philippines capital Manila, the city's fire marshal said. “They were lying side by side, but all I could see were their bones,” Senior Superintendent Sergio Soriano told AFP after inspecting the gutted factory in Manila's Valenzuela industrial district….

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May 13, 2015

 

Karachi: 12 injured in SITE factory fire

KARACHI: At least 12 workers were injured on Monday as a garment factory caught fire in SITE area of Karachi, Samaa reported. 12 factory workers including five women were reportedly injured in the incident. All the fire tenders of city are called to extinguish the fire which has been termed 'Level 3' by the firefighting…

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May 4, 2015

 

PM concerned over Karachi factory deaths

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Sunday expressed his concern over the recovery of seven dead bodies from a factory in Karachi. He asked the authorities concerned to submit a report to him and identify the culprits responsible for this crime. The Prime Minister also extended condolences to the families of the deceased. APP

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April 12, 2015

 

Bionic ants could be tomorrow's factory workers

BERLIN: Robotic ants the size of a human hand that work together could be the future of factory production systems. The developers, German technology firm Festo, say it's not just the unusual anatomy of real-world ants that inspired the bionic version – the collective intelligence of an ant colony was also something they wanted to…

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March 31, 2015

 

Altaf asks Gen Raheel to step in on factory fire case

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) London-based supremo Altaf Hussain wants Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif to have the military investigators dig into Baldia Town garments factory arson case and unearth the truth, Samaa reported. “I appeal to the army chief to step in to bring the perpetrators of this heinous crime,”…

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February 21, 2015

 

Travel ban hits alleged Karachi factory arsonists

KARACHI: A travel ban has been slapped on six suspects of an alleged arson that killed more than 250 workers in a Karachi garments factory in 2012, Samaa reported. “Rizwan Qureshi, Javed Shakeel, Hamad Siddiqui, Abdur Rehman alias Bhola, Asghar Baig, and Majid Baig have been put on the Exit Control List (ECL),” a notification…

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February 19, 2015

 

New JIT to reinvestigate Baldia factory fire

KARACHI: Government has constituted a new Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe into 2012 Baldia factory fire that left over 260 workers dead in Karachi, Samaa reported. A report prepared and submitted in court by a previous JIT blamed Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) for the incident; however, the party denies its involvement. Sources said the…

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February 18, 2015

 

Pervaiz for probe into Baldia Town factory fire

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information & Broadcasting, Pervaiz Rashid, Tuesday said the terrible deaths of hundreds of people in Karachi Baldia Town factory fire would continue to haunt the whole nation until justice was served, Samaa reported. “There is need to investigate the whole case as the accused, who had confessed to his involvement in the…

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February 17, 2015

 

Baldia Town factory inferno can’t be ignored, says PM

LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Saturday said the case of Baldia Town factory inferno incident that claimed nearly 300 lives cannot be ignored.  Addressing a meeting of Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) here, Sharif said he has got the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report of Baldia Town factory fire incident. “All the legal requirements…

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February 14, 2015

 

ANP demand action against perpetrators of Baldia factory fire

KARACHI: Awami National Party (ANP) today called for strong action against the perpetrators of Baldia Town factory fire which killed more than 250 workers in 2012. In a press statement on Saturday, ANP leader Senator Zahid Khan said that investigations of Baldia Town tragedy should be taken to its logical end. “Facts should be made…

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February 7, 2015

 
 
 
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