DASKA: An industrial worker was killed when a roof collapsed on him. On Friday, Mandraanwala resident Rizwan Mukhtar, 19, was killed at his work place when the roof of a surgical forging unit collapsed during the rain. According to eyewitnesses, Mukhtar was working when the roof collapsed on him and he was killed on the spot. Local villagers have protested against the incident, saying that the surgical forging unit’s building was ancient and a hazard. The protesters said that the building owner Qaisar Mughal had been asked to repair the building repeatedly for months but did not bother to do so. Daska Saddar police are investigating the incident.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 9th, 2011.
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