More than 200 multi-storied buildings in Karachi have reportedly been constructed using bad quality materials and poor planning.

KMC has submitted a report to the Sindh High Court on the incidents of fire in multi-storied buildings of Karachi.

The report highlights the lack of a fire fighting system, emergency exit and other necessary arrangements. It has also been stated that KMC’s suggestion was not taken into consideration while issuing NOC to buildings.

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According to the KMC report, building inspections were conducted on I.I. Chundrigar Road, Khalid Bin Waleed Road, Shahrah e Faisal.

SBCA has issued completion certificates to these buildings, action is necessary against illegal constructions and NOC issuers, while anti-corruption has initiated action against involved SBCA officers and builders.