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40 motorcycles reduced to ashes as trailer catches fire in Karachi

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KARACHI: At least 40 motorcycles and six cars were reduced to ashes when a trailer carrying the two-wheelers caught fire in New Karachi.

According to fire brigade officials, over 40 motorcycles were reduced to ashes when the trailer caught fire near UP Mor in New Karachi. At least six cars parked near it were also badly damaged.

The reason of fire could not be ascertained yet.

Police are investigating the incident from different angles, however the owner of the vehicles has not yet contacted police.

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.