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Cargo Ship for Shifting of Soybean To Port Qasim Decided

KARACHI: It has been decided to transfer Cargo ship carrying soybean from Karachi Port to Bin Qasim Port.

The decision was taken yesterday in a meeting chaired by the commissioner Karachi over apprehensions in the wake of recent deaths and health issues in population adjacent to the port.

Earlier, Dr Iqbal Chaudhry, the Director of International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi had advised the government to consider “exposure to soybean dust ” as a cause of breathing difficulties being faced by residents of Karachi’s Keamari area.

So far, 14 people including women from different parts of Keamari have died reportedly after inhaling toxic gas.