Aug 04

Multan 6 Peoples Killed as Fireworks factory explodes in Hussain Agahi

The fireworks factory is located in Hussain Agahi Bazar.

At least six people were killed and several others were injured when three buildings collapsed following an explosion in a fireworks workshop in Multan city on Saturday.Multan fireworks heap blast kills six

The incident happened around 9.40 a.m. when fire engulfed a fireworks workshop causing a huge blast. Several nearby shops caught fire following the blast.

“I was going to the market to fuel my car when I heard a huge blast…and in a blink, the building and two surrounding houses (were) razed to ground,” Basharat Ali, an eye witness, said.

The injured have been rushed to Nishtar Hospital.

Amir Zulfiqar, a police officer, said that six to eight people are under the debris, and rescuers were trying to pull them out.