KARACHI: A fire broke out in the Nizarat or the impound yards of the court in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, setting hundreds of motorcycles, cars, buses and rickshaws under court custody on fire.
Stacks of black smoke could be seen from many kilometers away.
According to fire brigade officials, four vehicles were dispatched to the spot as soon as the fire was reported.
Considering the severity of the fire, two more vehicles were called while a water tank supplied water to the fire brigade.
The fire caused black clouds of smoke in the area, which caused difficulties for the residents.
Firefighters began extinguishing the fire from three directions.
The fire started in the bushes, where cars and motorcycles were parked.