LAHORE: CM grieved over the loss of lives due to fire in Karachi, Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Monday expressed a deep sense of sorrow and grief over the death of seven persons of a family due to fire in Baldia Malang Goth area of Karachi. Shehbaz Sharif expressed sympathies to the heirs and prayed for early recovery of the injured.
Eight members of a family (mother, three daughters and four sons) died and two others received burn injuries when an unstable mother set the house on fire after locking the main gate.
The dead included Gulzara Bibi, her three daughters and three sons (Nadia, Zafar, Naila, Rehan, Ruqia, Tayyab, Aqsa). Four of the deceased died on the spot while four others succumbed to their injuries later.