Godown fire claims lives of 3 handicapped children


A fire broke out at a gas cylinder godown situated at the Sambrial Road in Daska on Wednesday night.

The blaze killed three physically-disabled children who were residing at the upper storey of the godown.

The deceased were physically handicapped and were identified as 18-year-old Shahbaz, 17-year-old Lubna and 4-year-old Aiman. The fire tenders and rescue teams reached the spot and brought the fire under control.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has expressed his condolences over the tragic incident and sought a report from the authorities.