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Five people killed in Pak fire

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012 - 11:09

Lahore: Five persons were killed and 12 more injured when a fire erupted in the studio of a private TV channel in this eastern Pakistani city early Monday, police said.
The fire broke out in the TV studio at Garhi Shahu area of Lahore during a special transmission for `Sehri`, the pre-dawn meal before the fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramzan.
The bodies and the injured were taken to a nearly hospital.

The condition of three of the injured was critical, officials said.

The fire was caused by an electrical short circuit in the TV studio, the officials said.


First Published: Monday, July 30, 2012 - 11:09
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