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    Karachi In Fire

  • Bayliss vows England will ‘fight fire with fire’

    LONDON: New coach Trevor Bayliss has promised that an attack-minded England will fight fire with fire and will not be intimidated by Australia when the Ashes series starts next week...

    “You’ve got to get out and fight fire with fire, be positive and aggressive and the individuals have to play their own natural game...

  • Fire erupts at 14-storey building in Karachi's Clifton area

    A fire erupted on Sunday morning at a building in Karachi's Boat Basin area which engulfed popular eateries located on the ground floor of the building, however, no loss of life was reported...

    The officials of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation informed Dawn that the cause of fire and the volume of losses are yet to be ascertained...

  • Karachi van fire: owner, driver booked for manslaughter

    KARACHI: Police on Monday registered a case against the owner and driver of a van in which six people were burnt to death after the vehicle caught fire in the Garden area a day before...

    The families of two brothers were heading towards the Hawkesbay beach for picnic from Soldier Bazaar and they made a brief stopover near the Karachi Zoo where the tragedy happened...

  • Wasim paints bleak picture of Karachi’s fire brigade

    KARACHI: City Mayor Wasim Akhtar said on Friday that over Rs5 billion was needed to improve the fire-fighting facilities and for procurement of modern equipment for the fire brigade of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation...

    Speaking at a rehabilitation and improvement programme of the fire brigade here at the Mazar-i-Quaid, he said the department lacked even basic facilities...

  • Three workers sustain injuries as fire breaks out in Karachi factory

    At least three workers were injured in an attempt to escape a fire erupted that erupted in a cardboard factory in Azizabad's Bhangoria Goth early morning on Thursday...

    As the fire broke out, four to five workers present in the factory jumped out of a third floor window in an effort to save their lives, fire department officials said...

  • Fire at Karachi slums kills five

    KARACHI: At least five people including two minors were killed on Thursday when a fire broke out in slums located in the Gulistan-i-Jauhar area of the metropolis, said a police official...

    A contingent of fire brigades was immediately dispatched to the site of the incident...

  • Over 100 huts destroyed in Karachi fire

    KARACHI: An old woman and two children sustained minor burns when a fire broke out in huts in Mehmoodabad that destroyed over 100 makeshift homes belonging to the Hindu community, police and fire brigade officials said on Thursday...

    The fire that engulfed the huts situated on a plot in Junejo Town erupted at 10...

  • Fire erupts at PIA engineering facility in Karachi

    ISLAMABAD: A spokesman for the Pakistan International Airline on Saturday said a fire had broken out at the precision engineering department near the Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, early morning and is likely to damage spare parts...

    After hours of efforts, the fire was brought under control around 1pm, confirmed Danyal Gilani – the airline's spokesman in Islamabad, who said the situation was now “under control”...

  • Fire at Karachi's godowns causes huge material loss

    Incidents of fire outbreak were reported at two different sites in the metropolis on Monday causing burn injuries to one besides considerable material loss...

    According to Karachi fire brigade sources fire broke-out at a godown in Lea Market area, near Old Haji Camp in the wee hours Monday that soon engulfed wood logs stored there along with other material...

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