A blaze injures 21 schoolmates and their teacher in Eastern Pakistan

February 21, 2013 - 12:32:17 pm


ISLAMABAD: Around 21 children and their teacher were injured when a fire broke out in a classroom of school in Shahdara area, on Thursday morning at Punjab eastern Pakistan, Geo News reported.



According to sources, the cause of fire was a heater.



Rescue and fire brigade personnel have controlled the fire and all the wounded were transferred to a hospital. classroom of school in Shahdara area, Geo News reported.



According to rescue sources, around four fire brigade vehicles are busy in dousing the blaze.



The age of injured children is said to between 10 to 12 years. (QNA)



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