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Teen Hatti on Fire, Hundreds of Tent Homes burned to ashes


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

22nd Jan, 2020. 09:29 am
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Teen Hatti area of Karachi engulfed in massive fire, and hundreds of  tent homes burned to ashed, according to eyewitnesses and rescue officials.

Social media also flooded with several videos of Teen Hatti fire.

The cause of the incident yet has not been confirmed meanwhile on social media #TeenHatti started trending on Wednesday morning hours.

According to sources around 400 tent homes ‘Slums’ engulfed due to the fire breaks out.

Several fire tenders reached the area, where firefighters were busy extinguishing the raging flames.

The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board said it had imposed an emergency at all hydrants in the city.

So far, no loss of life reported in the wake of the fire.

Several tankers from NIPA and Sakhi Hassan water hydrants dispatched to the site, KWSB MD Asadullah Khan said.

More tankers being sent there, Khan said, adding that his department was extending full support to firefighters on the spot.

Khan said that all the water hydrants will remain open until the fire contained.

The water tankers are being to the site of the incident to support firefighters.

In a separate incident of similar in nature that took place in February, last year in Sanghar.

Three children burnt to death as fire gutted a hutment in district Sanghar’s Kandiari area.

According to details, the unfortunate girls, eight-year-old Chandni, four-year-old Gori, and two-year-old Riyona, were visiting their relatives in Kandiari, where the incident took place.

The family told to be a resident of Sinjhoro, one of Sanghar’s tehsil.

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