Fire erupts at Civil Secretariat in Lahore

LAHORE: Fire erupted at Ministers Block in Civil Secretariat due to short circuiting. Fire Brigade Rescue 1122 vans reached the spot and extinguished the fire. No major loss has been reported 

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