400 shops burnt in Karachi Sabzi Mandi fire

KARACHI: About 400 shops, stalls, warehouses and restaurants were burnt when a fire broke out in New Sabzi Mandi at Superhighway in the remit Sohrab Goth police station on Wednesday.

According to fire brigade source the fire broke out in a warehouse and suddenly it spread and wrapped more than 400 shops, stalls, stores and eateries and tea shops.

Fire tenders doused the inferno after hectic efforts of 5 hours and cooling process started when filing this news.

Initial reports suggested losses of millions of rupees; however, no casualty was reported.

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