December 7, 2023

City’s poor fire safety infrastructure exposed again as four perish in another mall blaze

Four people were killed in a fire that erupted in a commercial-cum-residential building, named Arshi Mall, on Shahrah-e-Pakistan near Ayesha Manzil in District Central’s Federal B Area on Wednesday evening.This is the second major fire to have occurred in the city in less than a fortnight, as on November 25 a similar incident in the RJ Mall on Rashid Minhas Road had killed 11 people and injured five others.Video clips of the Arshi Mall fire airing on news channels and circulating on social...