The firefighters are trying to rescue people stuck in the chemical factory
At least 10 persons, including children, died and several sustained injuries in a massive fire that broke out at a chemical factory in Pakistan‘s Karachi city on Friday, police and government officials said.
According to local media, 25 others were still trapped inside the building located in the Mehran town of Karachi, the provincial capital of southern Sindh province.
TV footage showed firefighters dousing the flames and ambulances transporting victims, Associated Press reported.
The cause of the fire was not immediately known.
The spokesperson for the provincial government Murtaza Wahab told reporters that the firefighters had almost extinguished the fire.