Fire breaks out at 1000-tonne fuel tank in Karachi


KARACHI: Fire broke out at an oil tank filled with 1000-tonnes of fuel on Saturday at the Kemari Oil Terminal.

Eight fire engines by Karachi Port Trust (KPT) and Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) are splashing the fire, fire brigade officials said.

Foam and chemical is being utilized to extinguish the fire, fire brigade authorities added.

The fire broke out at Pakistan State Oil depot, KPT fire chief stated.

A minimum of 25 people were eliminated and 58 injured when an oil tanker at Gadani Ship-breaking backyard ignited on November 1. It took four days to extinguish the deadly fire.

GEO TV – Pakistan

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