1 dead 3 injured in supermarket warehouse fire in Pakistan’s city of Karachi

On June 1st a fire broke out in an underground warehouse of a supermarket in Karachi, the capital of Pakistan’s Sindh province. Emergency respondents said one person was killed and three others were injured in the fire.

On the morning of the 1st, a supermarket warehouse on the ground floor of a residential area in Karachi caught fire, the fire and thick smoke spread to the residential buildings above the supermarket. Residents in the building were timely evacuated.

Firefighters rushed to the scene to put out the fire, but due to the strong winds, the fire has not been extinguished so far.

The Edhi Foundation largest non-profit organization in Pakistan, is responsible for the rescue. Their spokesperson said that rescuers found the body of a victim on the first floor of the supermarket. In addition, three people lost consciousness due to smoke inhalation and were sent to a nearby hospital for treatment.