Fire at military barracks in Karachi

Last Updated: Sunday, February 3, 2013 - 13:27

Islamabad: A fire broke out Sunday in a vacant military barracks in Pakistan`s port city Karachi but was soon brought under control, a media report said.

The incident took place in Shahrae Faisal area, Dawn News reported.

The barracks was unoccupied when it caught fire and no injuries were reported, the Pakistani military`s media wing said.

The fire appeared to have been caused by an electrical short circuit.

Fire-fighting teams and emergency teams of the Pakistan Navy reached the spot and brought the fire under control in three hours.

IANS




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