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Three workers die in chemical tank

KARACHI: Three labourers died after falling into the chemical tank of a fish processing unit in the Korangi area on Saturday night, officials said.

The workers were cleaning the chemical tank inside the fish processing unit located in Sector 50-C, without any protective equipment, when they fell into it and died, said Zaman Town SHO Mohammed Ashfaq.

The officer said that two bodies had been retrieved and sent to the Jinnah Post-graduate Medical Centre for medico-legal formalities, adding that efforts were under way to recover the third body.

The SHO said that two of the three men were brothers hailing from Gilgit.

Published in Dawn, September 24th, 2017