Body found after UAE factory fire injured nine

Body found after UAE factory fire injured nine

An update on the recent news that nine Pakistanis were injured in a fire at a chemical factory in Ajman city on February 24 brings terrible news.

According to a statement from the consulate, a resident of Dera Ghazi Khan went missing after the factory caught on fire and is believed to be a man named Akbar.

However, in a turn of events, the body of an unidentified person was found within the charred building.

The statement read: “Forensic analysis and DNA Tests are currently underway on a burnt human body recovered from the site of the incident, feared to be that of Mr Akbar.”

Another man who was rescued from the blaze is showing promising results after doctors at Zayed Hospital confirmed that a worker named Ijaz from Shaheed Benazirabad, informed the delegation that he has shown improvement after suffering from 65 per cent burns across his body.

Ijaz will now be transferred to Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) Hospital in Abu Dhabi for specialised treatment after being removed from a ventilator.

Shahid, the second injured worker is believed to have 55 per cent burn injuries and remains in critical condition at Al Kuwaiti Hospital in Sharjah alongside Zahoor, who received 35 per cent burn injuries.

At the time of writing, both men are currently still on ventilator support.

Sikandar, at Al Qassimi Hospital Sharjah, suffered from 60 per cent burns and is also on a ventilator.

Gulf News reported that Consul General Hussain Muhammad stated: “Requisite treatment of all the injured is underway in the ICUs of concerned hospitals. We are duty-bound to ensure all possible assistance to the victims of the ill-fated incident.”