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Gadani ship fire deaths: Case registered against 4 including ship owner

The plane carrying the bodies of five laborers who died in the fire that engulged a scarp ship ship breaking yard at Gadani near Karachi has landed at Peshawar airport.

At least five people have been died and two others laborers received burn injuries as fire erupted while cutting a scraped ship at Gadani ship-breaking yard. The bodies would be taken to their ancestral village in Swat for burial.

Meanwhile, after the incident Section 144 has been imposed at Gadani ship breaking yard and all ship breaking activities there will remain suspended for 15 days.

A case against four people including the owner of the scrap ship Rizwan Dewan has been registered by SHO Gadani police station Abdul Jabbar Ronja. The four suspects were arrested by the police after the fire erupted at Plot No. 60 of Gandani ship breaking yard.

The seach is still on for two missing laborers.