KARACHI: Four members of the same family died on Saturday morning and eight others ere injured when a fire erupted in a building located in Hijrat Colony area of Karachi.
Rescue officials said the victims include two women, a girl and a youth. They belonged to the same family and were living on the first floor of the building.
One person suffered serious injuries when he jumped from the third floor of the building to save his life. He has been shifted to JPMC for medical purposes.
Area residents said the fire brigade arrived after a delay over half an hour due to which the smoke filled the entire building and the victims suffocated to death.
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