KARACHI  - Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Monday assured all out government support to the families of the victims of Baldia Town factory fire.He was speaking at a ceremony at the Governor’s House in which Rs200,000 cheques were given by Bahria Foundation to the heirs of 178 victims of Baldia tragedy, while four injured of the incident were given the cheques of Rs100,000 each.The governor said the compensation announced by the provincial government will be distributed within a couple of days. While the compensation announced by the Prime Minister will also be paid soon, he added.Ebad said Bahria Town’s chief Malik Riaz has given financial assistance to the fire victims on the request of MNA Faryal Talpur. He said Talpur had been in contact with the provincial government on the directives of President Asif Ali Zardari to help the fire victims.On the occasion, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, PPP leader MNA Ms. Faryal Talpur, Zain Malik of Bahria Town, Provincial Ministers Agha Siraj Durrani, Dr Saghir Ahmed, Abdul Haseeb Khan, Faisal Sabzwari, MNAs and MPAs and other senior officials were present. Talpur has asked the provincial government to provide compensation to the affected families as soon as the victims are identified.Dr Ishratul Ebad said efforts are under way to assist those who were rendered jobless due to the tragedy, to get them jobs. He said industrialists have been approached and they have started working in this regard.Speaking on the occasion, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah described the Baldia factory fire, as a disaster. He said the government will discharge its responsibilities regarding this tragedy.He said three to four institutions are investigating the fire incident and the government has given them a week to present their findings. He urged philanthropists to come forward and help the victims’ families.Zain Malik of Bahria Town said Bahria Town is standing by their countrymen in this difficult time as it is our social responsibility. He said as soon as they get clearance cheques will be given to more affected people.29 ACCUSED HELD: The Karachi police in their ongoing drive against criminals, arrested 29 accused during the past 24 hours. A police statement on Tuesday said that those arrested included four absconders.It said that there was one encounter of the police with the alleged criminals and three accused were caught red handed and a gang of alleged criminals was also busted during the period.In all, 15 pistols, one carbine and two daggers recovered from the possession of the accused, the police statement further pointed out.