Peshawar blast death toll climbs to 108.
fire in nearby shops while an old building came to ground with the heavy impact, which also caused damage to other surrounding buildings. Most of the buildings in the area had already been declared to be in poor condition. On the other hand, the rescue efforts in Peshawars Meena bazaar are still underway on second consecutive day and rescue teams claimed that it would be completed in some days. The joint rescue teams comprising Peshawar Development Authority (PDA) and Islamabad rescue teams are contributing in clearing off buildings rubbles, sources said. 40 members team of Capital Development Authority (CDA) are participating in the rescue operation. Witnesses and residents feared there might me more dead bodies caught under the debris while the rescue teams said the rescue process may last for several days.
(THROUGH ASIA PULSE)
|Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback|
|Publication:||Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)|
|Date:||Oct 29, 2009|
|Previous Article:||Clinton visits Bari Imam Shrine.|
|Next Article:||KESCs CEO Naveed Ismail resigns.|