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Posted: 11-Jan-2017

Seven Workers Died and 14 Others Were Injured In A Fire Erupt




LAHORE: At least seven people hired by Habib Construction Company were killed and 14 injured when a building caught fire on the third storey of a makeshift residence for workers in the Mehmood Booti, near Ring Road, Lahore.

The fire erupted at an office of a Habib Construction Company at around 1:40pm.Rescue 1122 official said that they had received a call about it at 2:03pm.The injured have been shifted to nearly Hospital Kot Khawaja Saeed, where doctors pronounced seven of them dead. A hospital official said five of those injured had been discharged and other were taken to Mayo Hospital.

The blaze has been doused and the cooling process is nearly to complete underway at the building.



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