Free ration was being distributed to the poor in Pakistan battling starvation, 12 killed in stampede

Free ration was being distributed to the poor in Pakistan battling starvation, 12 killed in stampede


Stampede at Food Distribution Center: There was a stampede on Friday (March 31) evening in Karachi, Pakistan regarding free ration. Till now the death toll in this stampede has reached 12. According to Geo News, 9 women are involved in this. It is estimated that the number of dead may still increase.

Actually, free ration was being distributed to the poor in the dyeing factory in Norris Chowringhee, Karachi, Sindh province of Pakistan. During this there was a stampede. Dozens of people died and many were injured in this. According to rescue officials and police officials of the area, three children were also killed. The relatives are searching for their loved ones after the stampede.

Stampede after crowd gathered

Police officials said that a huge crowd had gathered during the distribution of ration. At the same time, according to the rescue officials, they also got information about the fire due to leakage of petrol in the factory. Water was also seen in the streets from which it is being speculated that the factory workers tried to douse the fire. The matter of negligence did not come to the fore, so no official information about the fire was given.

Police was not aware of distribution of ration

Police officials said that they had not received any prior information regarding the distribution of ration. If he had known about it in advance, he would have made proper arrangements for it. Seven people, including the factory manager, have been detained in the case. The rescue team took the dead bodies and the injured to the nearest hospital. The condition of many people is also said to be serious. Even before this, news of stampede for flour and rice has come to the fore many times from Pakistan, which is struggling with economic poverty.

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