Karachi: An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale can eliminate five to 10 million people in Karachi, observed a Supreme Court judge in his remarks on condition of buildings in the city.
The remarks came during the hearing of a petition against demolition of a multi-storey building on MA Jinnah Road at the Karachi Registry of the apex court.
Justice Sajjad Ali Shah and Justice Gulzar Ahmed were part of the bench that heard the petition
The court observed that the building was dangerous and can collapse anytime.
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