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Pakistan

Web Desk
March 21, 2019

Two die as they jump off burning Karachi building

Pakistan

Web Desk
Thu, Mar 21, 2019

KARACHI: Two persons succumbed to injuries after they jumped off the building that caught fire earlier today.

According to details, nine people are suffering from serious burns, with three of them in a critical condition at Civil Hospital's Burn's Centre.

The residential building, located at University Road, also comprises of several offices. The rescue services controlled the fire after hours of hectic efforts and Pakistan Navy's help.

On Saturday night, a blaze had erupted in the metropolis' Finance & Trade Center Building but was brought under control after a few hours.

The fire, which erupted on the sixth floor of the building on Shahrah-e-Faisal, was so severe that it spread to the floor below very soon. Fire brigade officials had immediately sent emergency crews to the scene.