KARACHI: The families of the Baldia factory fire victims have called for the constitution of a judicial commission to investigate 2012’s Baldia Town factory fire incident.
They expressed resentment over political blame-game on the tragic incident and called for severe punishment for the culprits.
They also called for payment of compensation to the affected families.
Addressing a press conference at the Karachi Press Club on Thursday, the leaders of National Trade Union Federation (NTUF) and Baldia Factory Fire Affectees Association along with some victims’ families, lamented that different parties and groups are “disgracing the blood of the martyrs for their vested interests”.
NTUF Deputy General Secretary Nasir Mansoor, President Baldia Factory Fire Affectees Association Muhammad Jabbir, among others, addressed the press conference.