Multan: Heavy blast in the godown of fire crackers on Saturday located here at Hussain Agahi Chowk
has taken at least one life with as many as five workers severly injured, rescue sources told. The dead body of the deceased has been taken out from the wreckage, CPO.
According to the sources, around eight to ten men were present at the time when blast occurred, out of which eight men have been pulled out including a four year old girl.
Meanwhile, heavy contingnent of rescue team has reached the spot and eight fire extinguisher vehicles are busy in controlling the spread of fire, however, heavy smoke is creating hurdles in the rescue work.
The Police officials reacting on the matter have suspended area SHO and have ordered inquiry against DSP and the SHO.
However, the rescure team is still been unable to ascertain the actual number of people under the debris, further works are underway. It is to mention here that the same place was fired up a month ago.