Shopping plaza fire claims 3 lives in Lahore

Published: March 26, 2014
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Express News screengrab of an ambulance near the site of the fire.

Express News screengrab of an ambulance near the site of the fire.

LAHORE: A fire broke out in a shopping plaza in Lahore claiming three lives, Express News reported on Wednesday.

The victims were identified as Umar, Waqas and Hassan.

The three-storey plaza  is located near Bunder Road Sherakot. According to initial details, the fire erupted because of a short circuit but further investigation is required to determine the actual cause of the fire.

Around 12 fire-brigades helped bring the situation under control.

Later on Tuesday, a garment factory in Karachi caught fire. There were about 200 workers inside the factory during the incident. The workers managed to get out and there were no casualties.

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