Karachi Blast Today News
KARACHI: At least ten labourers were killed and more than 50 others wounded on Tuesday
when a blast occurred in an oil tanker at Gadani ship-breaking yard, Business92
reported (Karachi blast today).
Eyewitnesses say that huge explosion took place in an oil tanker when dozens of labourers
were working at the ship-breaking yard.
Eight of the workers died on the spot while more than 50 others suffered burn injuries.
Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri has instructed the district administration
to speed up efforts for injured workers.
The ship-breaking yard is the world’s third largest ship breaking yard located across a
10 km long beachfront at Gadani, about 50 kilometres northwest of Karachi.