Karachi: The death toll from the Thursday building collapse in Karachi climbed to 18 amid fears that more than 20 people were still trapped under the debris of the multi-storey building located in Moosa Coloney area of Lyari.
The Rescue workers, including provincial and Army engineers have cleared two storeys of the building and efforts were underway to recover remaining bodies and survivors on the third consecutive day on Saturday.
The owner of the dilapidated building was arrested by police and a case was registered against him.
Moreover, the adjacent building have also been evacuated following the incident. While a temporary camp has been set up for evacuees.