KARACHI: (Staff Report) Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah taking serious notice of ammunition blast at Rohri Cement Factory has directed IG Police to inquire into the incident which claimed precious lives and report him.
The chief minister raising some basic questions asked why the IG police ammunition was dumped in a factory. If the dumped ammunition was for crushing purpose then why such serious situation developed that the factory administration had to call the bomb disposal squad to defuse it? and Whether the factory administration was authorized to procure and dump ammunition in such a quantity or not and whether they have had storage facility or not. “This inquiry must be conducted on the questions I have raised,” he said added that he would like to know whether the bomb disposal squad members were trained enough or not, he questioned.
Meanwhile, the chief minister directed his principal Secretary Sohail Rajput to coordinate with Divisional administration Sukkur and provide them his helicopter and arrange air ambulance, if required to shift inquired personnel to Karachi.
The chief minister expressed his profound grief and sorrow over the loss of life in the blast and assured the victims’ families of his full support and cooperation.