Minor dies in hut fire

KARACHI: A minor boy was burnt to death when a fire broke out in some huts of New Karachi area here on Monday.

According to rescue sources the incident occurred near Mohammad Shah Graveyard in New Karachi area, where a fire sudden engulfed the huts.

However, the two-years-old boy, Zakaullah, son of Safdarullah, burnt to death. The body was moved to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for an autopsy.

On the receiving information, fire tenders reached the site and extinguished the fire within few hours time. The cause of the fire could not be ascertained.