Following hours of digging, seven more bodies were recovered from a collapsed cold storage facility at Karachi’s Jinnah International, 32 hours after militants launched their six-hour siege at Pakistan’s busiest airport, bringing the death toll from the brazen attack to 35.
A few hours after the Pakistan military had cleared the airport of militants, Pakistani journalist Noman Ahmed reported that 7 employees with the shipping company Gerry’s were still stuck in a warehouse at the airport that partially collapsed during the assault.
According to Pakistan’s leading English daily Dawn, the employees had taken refuge in the cold-storage facility to escape the carnage, but a wall of the warehouse collapsed trapping them. They were in contact with their family during the attack.
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Written by Sana Saleem