Two children burnt to death, 2 scorched in Islamabad shanties fire

ISLAMABAD: Two children were burnt to death and two others were scorched due to the fire in shanties in the federal capital on Friday.

Rescue sources said that the fire initiated from a hut which engulfed the surrounding shanties near Sector F-11 of the federal capital.

Two children were burnt to death while two others were scorched before the blaze could be brought under control. The scorched children were shifted to the burn unit of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS).