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Massive Fire At Islamabad Sunday Bazar Destroys Over 500 Shops

Massive Fire At Islamabad Sunday Bazar Destroys Over 500 Shops

A massive fire engulfed a Sunday Bazaar near Srinagar Highway in Islamabad, reducing over 500 shops to ashes. Firefighters from various units, including the Pakistan Navy and Air Force, worked tirelessly to contain the blaze. Fortunately, there have been no reports of casualties or injuries so far.

The fire originated in the shoe and clothing section of the market before spreading to nearby shops. Authorities, including the CDA chairman, Islamabad commissioner, deputy commissioner, and other officials, rushed to the scene to oversee firefighting and relief efforts.

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After a prolonged operation, firefighters managed to bring the fire under control, and cooling operations were ongoing at the time of the report.

Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi promptly responded to the incident, contacting Commissioner Islamabad and CDA Chairman Muhammad Ali Randhawa. He instructed them to closely supervise the firefighting efforts and utilize all available resources to extinguish the blaze effectively.

The cause of the fire and the extent of the damage to the market are being assessed as the cooling process continues.