Fire at 16-storey building extinguished.

KARACHI -- Fire at the 16-storey building of Karachi has been brought under control, officials of the fire fighting department said Sunday.

Earlier, fire had engulfed a multi-storey building near Nursery Shahrah-e-Faisal. Twelve fire tenders had participated in the operation to control the fire. The fire broke out in a 16-storey building adjacent to the petrol pump.

A security guard was injured after he jumped from first floor of the building. Rescue services, fire fighters, police and Rangers were also present on the scene while the road was closed for traffic.

Fire Brigade officials said that major portion of the building affected by fire...

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