ISLAMABAD: Over 100 people were injured in an accident on Friday night during the recording of a television show, police and rescue workers said.
The private TV channel show, hosted by a woman anchor, was under way in Bahria Enclave, a housing society of Bahria Town, in the Nilor area when the stage on which a number of people were sitting collapsed.
Over 100 people suffered fractures, wounds and bruises. Some of the injured were stuck under the wreckage of the stage, the sources said, adding that all the wounded were shifted to hospital.
A police official told Dawn on condition of anonymity that the injured were taken to Polyclinic and Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences.
He claimed that the stage was spread over more than four kanals of land.
Published in Dawn, April 29th, 2017