Five children and a woman die in Muzaffargarh house fire


MUZAFFARGARH: Six people, including five children, were killed in a house fire Friday in the Kot Addu area of Sanawan.


Rescue workers recovered the bodies of five children, ages ranging from one to 14 years old, and a 25-year-old woman from the wreckage of the house shared by two brothers and their families near the Pir Mitha Darbar shrine.

According to District Police Officer (DPO) Awais Ahmed, the fire started in a room with wood and plastic materials the brothers used to make screens for room coolers.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire.