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Marriage Hall building collapse in Mirpur killed 3, left 19 wounded

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

18th Jul, 2020. 02:16 pm
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Marriage Hall building collapse

A triple-storey marriage hall building collapsed in Azad Jammu and Kashmir’s Mirpur area, resulting in three deaths and left other 19 wounded.

According to the  details, the marriage hall owner, Nadeem and his son were among the deceased. A rescue operation by Pakistan Army started on Friday, resumed on Saturday again as rescuers attempted to recover the injured from the debris.

On Friday, 17 people, so far had rescued from underneath the rubble, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) had said, as Army troops had initiated rescue and relief efforts along with the civil administration.

The military’s media wing had said that the army’s Urban Search & Rescue team came in from Rawalpindi to aid in the efforts.

Furthermore, the incident occurred when labourers were working to renovate the building of a marriage hall in Mirpur.

According to a wounded labourer, more than 50 labourers were working on the building when it came crashing down.

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