Five killed in Lahore bakery inferno

LAHORE: Five people were killed after a huge fire broke out in a bakery at Lahore’s Barkat Market area on Tuesday.

The fire, which erupted on the ground floor of the multi-storey building in the bakery located at Barkat Market area. Five fainted people, including Shakeel, Talib, Yasin and Hussain were rushed to Jinnah Hospital Lahore, where they expired.

After hectic efforts, the rescue teams extinguished the blaze and save the lives of several other people. The cause of fire could not be ascertained yet, but rescue teams said the cause might be short-circuit.