KARACHI - Residents of a three-storey building in the city were evacuated from it after it was observed that it had tilted to a dangerous level.

After informing the Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) staff of the building’s situation, police reached the spot along with officials of the authority and evacuated residents from the building.

Officials say demolition work of the building will begin from today.

During the recent past, several people were killed when residential buildings collapsed in Karachi’s Lyari and Korangi Allahwala Town areas. People called for rescue services for evacuation.

At least two people had died and 12 were injured when a multi-storey residential building in the metropolis’ Lyari neighbourhood collapsed, making it the second such structure to crash that week in the city.

Both the deceased had been recovered alive by rescue officials but had succumbed to their injuries. One of the two was identified as well, rescue officials had said.