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Factory building collapses in Karachi's SITE area, workers feared trapped

A factory building located near Siemens Chowrangi in Karachi's Sindh Industrial & Trading Estate (SITE) area collapsed on Monday, according to police officials.

Several factory workers are feared trapped underneath the rubble, police said, adding that a rescue operation is ongoing.

SITE Station House Officer (SHO) Ayaz Khan said that one man has been pulled from the rubble and taken to the hospital. He added that there were fewer workers inside the factory at the time due to a break for prayer.

Meanwhile, a police spokesperson said that officials have asked the factory owners for a list of people who were working inside the factory when it collapsed.

This is a developing story that is being updated as the situation evolves. Initial reports in the media can sometimes be inaccurate. We will strive to ensure timeliness and accuracy by relying on credible sources such as concerned, qualified authorities and our staff reporters.

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