Two burnt in fire; as many kids drown in pond

Staff Reporter

Two children drowned in a pond in a suburban area of Faisalabad on Wednesday. The children were playing near the pond and then went into it. Police sources said the children drowned while playing in the pond.

Meanwhile, two young labourers suffocated to death as a fire erupted in a factory here on Wednesday. The fire broke out in a factory in Ravi Road area which was brought under control by Rescue 1122 and fire-brigade staffers.

The reason behind the blaze is yet to be ascertained. The two workers, identified as 21-year-old Owais and 18-year-old Mahran, were sleeping in a room and died due to suffocation. Their bodies were shifted to a hospital for further action.