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    Death toll in Pakistan building collapse rises to 18

    Published on March 6, 2020

    An old three-story building had collapsed in congested Gulbahar residential area of Karachi yesterday.

    The death toll has today reached 18, including 11 women, 2 men and 5 children, as rescuers pulled out more bodies from the rubble.

    Around 20 people rescued from the rubbles had been brought to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital and were being treated for injuries.

    Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar said that the initial inquiry had shown that the top floor of the building was constructed illegally.