300 shops gutted as fire sweeps two Quetta markets

Millions lost as blaze destroys many shops in Liaquatpur

By: News Desk
Published: 01:18 PM, 4 May, 2022
300 shops gutted as fire sweeps two Quetta markets
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As many as 300 shops were gutted in a fire that broke out in Taru Chowk of Pashtun Abad in Quetta on Wednesday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

According to the rescue sources, shops in Kapra Gali Market and Haji Shanki Market were gutted in the blaze which was extinguished by five vehicles of fire brigade.

Talking to media, traders alleged that their shops were burnt under a conspiracy.

On the other hand, a fire erupted in a spare parts shop at Allah Chowk, Liaquatpur. It reportedly gutted equipment worth Rs5 million inside the shop.

The fire spread fast and also engulfed other shops.

The firefighters were struggling to control the fire till the filing of the report.

Reporters: Rizwan Saeed, Hassan Mehmood