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VIDEO: Lahore’s popular Hafeez Centre destroyed in flames


Firefighters try to extinguish a fire in Lahore. AFP

Gulf Today Report

A huge fire destroyed parts Hafeez Centre in Lahore on Sunday morning, with the flames continuing to engulf other floors of the centre.

A battery of firefighters are the site to control the blaze.

Residents and shop owners said the fire started on the second floor of the centre and reached other floors destroying most shops.

Firefighters have rescued 25 people from the building and there were no reports of casualties.

Local media reported that the fire is still burring and there is no respite.

The fire broke out in the wee hours of Sunday, alarming residents.

The centre is located in Lahore's Gulberg, a popular area for electronic goods.

Shop owners have been scrambling to save electronics devices and shops.

The damages and loss estimated to be in millions.

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