Fire rages market in Lahore, injures 22


At least 25 people sustained burn injuries when a fire erupted in a local market near Mochi Gate here on Monday.

According to the details, the fire erupted in a 4-story building on Monday morning that engulfed the adjoining buildings in minutes. Part of the affected building, later, fell and several people were trapped underneath.

Fire Brigade and rescue officials are try to douse the fire that has spread at dangerous scale.

The cause of fire is yet to be ascertained.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has taken a notice of the fire in Lahore and directed the authorities to submit a report of incident.

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