24 July, 2014 / Ramazan 25, 1435

Lahore factory collapse

A factory, which manufactured medicine, caved in Monday in the city of Lahore after several gas cylinders inside exploded. Government officials say the factory was built illegally in a residential area of Lahore. A rescue official says the death toll has risen to 18 with more than 30 people still believed to be under the debris. - Photos by Agencies

 

Pakistani rescue workers continue their search for victims from the debris of a collapsed building in Lahore on February 7, 2012. ? AFP Photo
Pakistani rescue workers continue their search for victims from the debris of a collapsed building in Lahore on February 7, 2012. ? AFP Photo
Pakistani security personnel and volunteers search for victims in the rubble of a collapsed factory in Lahore on February 6, 2012. ? AFP Photo
Pakistani security personnel and volunteers search for victims in the rubble of a collapsed factory in Lahore on February 6, 2012. ? AFP Photo
Pakistani women wait for their trapped relatives following a collapsed factory in Lahore on February 6, 2012. ? AFP Photo
Pakistani women wait for their trapped relatives following a collapsed factory in Lahore on February 6, 2012. ? AFP Photo
Pakistani rescue workers remove an injured woman from a collapsed factory in Lahore on February 6, 2012. ? AFP Photo
Pakistani rescue workers remove an injured woman from a collapsed factory in Lahore on February 6, 2012. ? AFP Photo
A rescue worker yells for help as they go through the aftermath of a gas explosion in Lahore on February 6, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
A rescue worker yells for help as they go through the aftermath of a gas explosion in Lahore on February 6, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Rescue workers and residents retrieve an injured young boy from the rubble of a three-story factory which was levelled by a gas explosion in Lahore February 6, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
Rescue workers and residents retrieve an injured young boy from the rubble of a three-story factory which was levelled by a gas explosion in Lahore February 6, 2012. ? Reuters Photo
A Pakistani woman cries at the site of a building which collapsed in Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. ? AP Photo
A Pakistani woman cries at the site of a building which collapsed in Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. ? AP Photo
Pakistani rescue workers carry a dead body recovered from the debris of a collapsed building in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012.  ? AP Photo
Pakistani rescue workers carry a dead body recovered from the debris of a collapsed building in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. ? AP Photo

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