Published On: Sat, Feb 15th, 2020
Published in Category: District News

Four killed as fire engulfs four-storey building in Sukkur

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SUKKUR: At least four persons, including two children, were killed when fire broke out at a four-storey residential building on Friday morning in Sukkur’s Gharibabad area.

According to details, fire broke out in shops on the ground floor of the four-storey building.

Four persons, three members of a family, including a man and his two sons, died due to suffocation and three other persons sustained burn injuries.

The firefighters managed to reach the scene as soon after the incident reported and started the fire extinguishing work. The firefighters, however, were able to control the blazes after hectic efforts of a few hours, however, valuables worth millions of rupees was reduced into ashes. Rescue officials said that the fire was caused by short-circuit.