Blaze engulfs 30 shops in Muzaffarabad market

MUZAFFARABAD, Dec 31 (INP): A fire broke out in a local market in Azad Kashmir’s city of Muzaffarabad on Wednesday. The fire swept into at least 30 shops, along with four hotels and rest houses. No loss of life has been reported so far. With no fire fighting facility at the Tehsil headquarters near the site of the incident, shopkeepers and residents tried to control the fire on their own. This incident has occurred a day after when a huge fire in Lahore’s Anarkali market ravaged a three-storey building, leaving 13 people dead. On Dec 28, a fire had also swept into a timber market in Karachi’s Old Haji Camp, raving dozens of nearby buildings. INP

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