Fire at Lahore’s shopping mall put out

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A fire that broke out in at a shopping center on Lahore’s MM Alam Road was brought under control, a senior Rescue 1122 official said.

Rescue 1122 spokesperson Muhammad Farooq  told SAMAA TV Saturday evening that a search operation had been completed. Two people were injured and were taken to a hospital.

Punjab’s information minister Fayaz-ul-Hasan Chohan  said that all those who were trapped inside the building have been safely evacuated.

Rescue officials have cleared the building and cooling process is underway.

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