KARACHI - At least 10 people were killed and 14 others injured when a fire broke out at a factory on Hub River Road in Karachi, on Tuesday.
Two women, who were in the factory when it caught fire, were died when they tried to escape by jumping off the roof.
According to SSP West, around 100 people are still trapped inside the building as fire fighters try to put out the fire. Fire officials had already declared the blaze to be of category three, the highest and most dangerous level of fire.
Chief Fire Officer Ehtishamuddin Siddiqui told media that some firefighters had managed to get inside the building and was trying to locate and rescue people trapped inside.
Snorkels were being used to bring the trapped people out of the factory, which has now become a ball of fire.
Meanwhile, firefighters said at least 25 people have been rescued so far while the injured have been shifted to the civil hospital for further treatment.