LAHORE (PR) - Hundreds of workers protested against the deaths of seven Orange Train project workers, who lost their lives after a huge wall of an under-construction building collapsed due to negligence of construction contractor during rain early on Tuesday. The protest was organised by All Pakistan Workers Confederation (APWC).

The workers demanded the federal and provincial governments to get enforced safety laws in the country to protect the lives of the workers who were becoming the victims of tragic accidents due to unsafe working conditions. The protestors held a large meeting to commemorate tragic deaths of the Orange Training workers and held a protest at Nesbit Road which was led by veteran trade union leader Khurshid Ahmed, APWC general secretary, Rubeena Jameel, president, and other leaders.

The protestors, through a resolution, demanded to the Punjab CM to hold an independent enquiry into the tragic accident and bring the contractor to book and get paid Rs2.5 million to the dependents of the deceased workers.