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Huge Fire destroys many shops at Karachi Furniture Market

2023-03-11
Huge Fire destroys many shops at Karachi Furniture Market


At least 45 shops were damaged when the fire broke out at a furniture market in Garibabad area of Karachi.



The city fire brigade officials said that the blaze had been brought under complete control.


The fire broke out in a furniture godown which soon engulfed the other shops and factories in the vicinity.



The furniture market has around 70 shops out of which 45 small and big shops were damaged by the fire, claimed shopkeepers. Furniture worth millions of rupees was gutted.


They said that two people had sustained injuries in their efforts to extinguish the fire.


Fire brigade officer Shahid Qadri said they were ill-treated by shopkeepers. He said they faced difficulties in dousing the fire. Qadri said that number of shops gutted in the fire was yet to be ascertained.