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Massive fire at chemical factory kills 10 in southern Pakistan

Massive fire at chemical factory kills 10 in southern Pakistan
The firefighters are trying to rescue people stuck in the chemical factory

Au moins 10 persons, including children, died and several sustained injuries in a massive Feu 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.