One killed, two wounded in plaza fire.


LAHORE -- A 22-year-old man was burnt alive and two others wounded critically when fire broke out in a multi-storey plaza in Lahore's Urdu Bazaar, rescue workers said on Friday. Both the injured were shifted to hospital with multiple burns. The deceased was identified by police as Zohaib. The injured persons including Zaman and Yaqoob were also present in the Majid Sons Building when it caught fire, all of a sudden. Rescue workers said several fire fighting units took part in the operation that lasted for a few hours. The cause of the blaze was yet to be determined. Firefighters say they believe the fire broke out due to short-circuiting.

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