Factory catches fire in Karachi, man dies

KARACHI: Fire broke out in a garment factory in Karachi’s Nazimabad area as a result of which, a man died of suffocation, Aaj News reported on Thursday.

According to the reports, firefighters were striving to put out the blaze which erupted this morning in basement of an industrial unit located close to residential area of Nazimabad.

A man who was watchman of the factory trapped inside and died of suffocation, Fire brigade officials claimed. His body was retrieved and shifted to hospital.

However, the cause of the fire could not be ascertained immediately.