MULTAN: A fire broke out in Lunda bazaar, Multan Wednesday, engulfing 10 shops in flames.
A nearby bankâ€™s building was evacuated after it was damaged by the fire.
16 fire trucks are engaged in extinguishing the fire, while more have been called for help.
Talking to the Media, district emergency officer Rescue 1122 Dr. Kaleem Ullah said the fire broke out in a basement and spread to the ground floor. “Shopkeepers were not letting the rescue workers perform their duties. We had to take the police’s help in order to control the situation,” he added.
According to the shopkeepers and locals, the fire is still ablaze.