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Two killed, 15 injured as paper mill catches fire in Pakistan

LAHORE (From news reports) -- At least two workers were killed and another 15 sustained burns after a major fire broke out in Kasur's Bulleh Shah Paper Mills on Wednesday.

The deceased have been identified as Amjad Kamboh of Kot Radha Kishan and Maqsood of Lahore. The dead bodies and the injured were rushed to a nearby hospital.

Fire tenders and ambulances were called in from Lahore and Okara. Firefighters struggled to douse huge flames.

According to Rescue 1122, the fire engulfed the multiple portions of the paper mill, spreading at around three to four acres.

On information, the Rescue firefighting teams reached the spot and started operation to extinguish the fire.

According to eyewitnesses, a short circuit caused the fire, which burnt the entire paper section of the mill.

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