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Fire erupts in multi-storey Victoria Shopping Centre near Karachi’s Zainab Market

As being reported the blaze engulfed the fifth floor of Victoria Shopping Centre.

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Fire erupts in the multi-story Victoria Shopping Centre near Karachi’s Zainab Market on Wednesday afternoon.

As being reported the blaze engulfed the fifth floor of Victoria Shopping Centre. The huge clouds of smoke rising from the spot could be seen from the distance.

Following the incident, the road between Zainab Market and Fawara Chowk has been closed for all kinds of traffic temporarily. The traffic police have provided diversions and directed the traffic through alternative routes.


“Besides fire tenders, the snorkel is also present at the site. All efforts are being made by KMC fire officers and the administration to control the situation,” stated Murtaza Wahab addressing the situation.

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No casualties have been reported so far in the incident.

Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah also took notice of the inferno and directed the KMC administrator and commissioner Karachi to extinguish the inferno immediately.

This is a developing story.

 

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.