Six of a family burned to death as house catches fire


Our Correspondent


At least six people of a family were burned to death as a house in Gujrat’s Gooch area caught fire due to short circuit Sunday. According to details, the deceased included woman Naseem and her two young sons Faisal and Rescue officials relayed initial investigations indicate that the fire was triggered by a short circuit. They said the fire was so intense that the family members couldn’t find their way out of the house to evade the raging flames.
Local residents spotted smoke rising from the building and broke open the main door to rescue the household.
The deceased were identified as Naseem Bibi, her sons Kashif and Faisal, and three daughters – Tayyab, Zobia, and Madeeha. The bodies were shifted to hospital for post-mortem examinations and then will be handed over to the family.
Pishin Pishin: Two children killed while three others sustained serious injuries after the roof of their house collapsed in Pishin, Balochistan on Sunday afternoon. The ill-fated house was in Chukal area of Pishin district Balochistan’s Pishin which fell suddenly, trapping five people under the debris, a private news channel reported. Local people on self-help basis pulled out the bodies and injured from the rubble and shifted them to DHQ hospital.
Faisalabad: Two persons died on the spot in a mini truck, rickshaw collision in Faisalabad on Sunday afternoon due to over speeding. Rescue officials said truck helper and rickshaw driver died on the spot as the mini-truck hit a bridge pillar after collision on Express Way near Faisalabad. The truck driver managed to fled from the scene, a private news channel reported. Rescue teams reached at the spot and shifted bodies to nearby hospital.

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