3 workers killed after slipping into pit at local factory in Korangi

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KARACHI: Three workers suffocated to death after falling into a pit in a local factory in Korangi’s Ibrahim Hyderi area of the metropolis today.

A worker got accidentally slipped into the pit following to which other colleagues jumped to save his life.

Unfortunately, three workers identified as Iqbaluddin, aged 28, Darwaish, 45 and Zarabali, 36 died while one of the workers was pulled back from the ditch safely.

Whereas, the deaths were caused due to suffocation, said police officials.

Police added that the company was a manufacturer of chicken feed from fishes where the incident took place.

Later, the police arrested the owner of the factory and investigation are underway.

The bodies and injured were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center.