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Tragic Fire Engulfs Karachi Shopping Mall, Claiming Lives of Nine

In Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, a horrific fire broke out in a multi-story shopping complex, killing at least nine people.

A devastating fire erupted in a multi-story shopping mall in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, resulting in at least nine fatalities, as reported by officials and local media on Saturday.

Unclear Origins of the Tragic Blaze:

The cause of the fire, which engulfed the RJ shopping mall in Karachi, remains unknown, as authorities are yet to determine the source of the blaze. 

The incident occurred early in the morning, prompting a swift response from the fire brigade.

Rescue Efforts and Ongoing Search:

Local broadcaster Geo News stated that approximately 50 individuals were rescued by the fire brigade, but additional individuals were still trapped within the building. 

Efforts to locate and rescue those inside continue, with Karachi Mayor Murtaza Wahab Siddiqui confirming at least nine fatalities.

Continued Investigation and Hospitalizations:

Mayor Siddiqui shared via social media platform X that the bodies of the deceased had been transferred to local hospitals. 

Despite ongoing search operations, details regarding the cause of the fire remained elusive. 

Reports from Geo News indicated that several individuals injured in the blaze were receiving medical treatment at hospitals in the area.

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