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Fire destroys cotton factory

Karachi A major fire broke out in a cotton factory in New Karachi Industrial Area early on Friday morning, destroying the building and causing losses of millions of rupees.The blaze, which started at 4:06am due to a short circuit, soon engulfed most parts of the factory. Thick black smoke could

By our correspondents
April 11, 2015
Karachi
A major fire broke out in a cotton factory in New Karachi Industrial Area early on Friday morning, destroying the building and causing losses of millions of rupees.
The blaze, which started at 4:06am due to a short circuit, soon engulfed most parts of the factory. Thick black smoke could be seen from miles.
The intensity of the flames caused the factory’s rooftop and its boundary wall on two sides to collapse.
After four hours of constant battle with flames, firefighter put out the blaze. Eight fire engines were involved in the operation.
Police have started preliminary investigations and recorded the statement of the watchman of the factory.