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18 Jul 2020 | 08:13 AM UTC

Pakistan: Three killed and dozens trapped in New Mirpur (Azad Kashmir territory) building collapse July 18

Pakistan News Alert

Three killed and dozens trapped in New Mirpur (Azad Kashmir territory) building collapse July 18; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/18/2020, 12:00 AM until 7/21/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Karachi). COUNTRY/REGION New Mirpur (Azad Kashmir territory)

Event

Pakistani authorities report on Saturday, July 18, that at least three people were killed and dozens remain trapped following the collapse of a building in Mirpur (Azad Kashmir territory) a day earlier. A rescue operation coordinated by the Pakistan Army's Urban Search and Rescue cadre is ongoing. The collapse reportedly occurred while laborers were inside the building conducting restoration works.

Advice

Individuals in the affected area of Mirpur are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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