Fire erupted in a chemical godown near City Court, MA Jinnah Road in Karachi on Friday, police said.
Kharadar police station, in a statement, said fire tenders were trying to extinguish fire with different shops evacuated to avoid damage.
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Traffic was badly affected as a gridlock was witnessed following the incident.
Congested roads leading to the market were making it difficult for the fire and ambulance vehicles to reach the incident site.
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