KARACHI: A mysterious gas in the Kemari port area of the metropolis has killed four people for fear of increasing numbers, scores are affected and have moved to the nearest health facilities, ARY News reported.
According to the details, four people declared dead include two women, it has been revealed that the names of three dead people are Maymar Begum, Rizwan and Ahsan.
Initial reports state that more than 25 people are affected by poison gas, local police and other law enforcement agencies are cordoning off the area.
Relief and rescue operations are currently ongoing.
The spokesman for Karachi Port Trust in a statement said the reports related to the gas released by a recent ship that anchored in the port were false.
He also revealed that those affected by the gas were picked up from the road after their health deteriorated.
He argued that so far there was no report of such a gaseous presence in the port.
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