Brick kiln labourer burnt alive

Zia Qureshi

Nawabshah—A young brick kiln labour burned alive when he lost balance and fell into the burning kiln near New Saeedabad town. He was admitted at Peoples Medical College Hospital where doctors said that he has burned 80% while hospital has no facility of burn patients. The labour Shahid Dahri was resident of village Salahuddin Dahri.
He was later shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi where he died. Murad Ali Dahri father of young labour said that owner of the kiln paid him Rs.15000 and another sum of Rs.3000 for treatment at Karachi.
He said that the owner neither visited hospital not attended the funeral session. He vowed that son Shahid Dahri was not provided any safety dress as described by labour department found sleeping on the issue.

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