LAHORE: At least six people were burnt to death while several others received burn injuries as a fire broke out in a five-story building situated at Lakshmi Chowk, SAMAA reports Saturday night.
Rescue sources said the fire that started in a building on Abbot Road made inroads into three other buildings in the neighbourhood.
Thick black firesmoke come out of the flaming buildings and was seen wallowing up into the sky.
At least 26 people were rescued from the building on fire. The injured people have been shifted to nearby hospitals.
Fire brigade staff extinguished the fire after four hours' struggle. SAMAA