GLOBALink | Fires cause casualties in Pakistan

Source: Xinhua| 2021-10-18 16:18:48|Editor: huaxia

All seven members of a family were killed in a house fire and a policeman was injured in a factory fire in Pakistan on Sunday.

The family, including women and kids, were killed in a house fire that broke out in Pakistan's eastern Punjab Province, the district administration said.

The family members were asleep when the big fire happened, giving them no chance to escape, local media reported.

Among the killed were two women and four children aged between two months and 10 years.

An investigation was launched to determine the cause of the fire.

Meanwhile, a policeman was injured after a fire erupted in a firecrackers factory in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Sunday.

The policeman got injured when he was helping firefighters to put out the fire.

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